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Simon Turcotte

Simon Turcotte named holder of the Roger-Des-Groseillers Chair in Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgical Oncology

October 19, 2017
Dr. Simon Turcotte has been named holder of the Roger-Des-Groseillers Chair in HPB Surgical Oncology at the Université de Montréal. He succeeds Dr. Réal Lapointe, head of the CHUM’s HPB surgery department, who successfully held this position for the last ten years.
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Anne-Marie Mes-Masson and Dr Nathalie Rivard

Anne-Marie Mes-Masson Awarded the 2017 Michel Sarrazin Award

October 16, 2017
Anne-Marie Mes-Masson, the head of the Cancer Research Theme at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) and a researcher there, and the scientific director of the Institut du cancer de Montréal, has been chosen to receive the 2017 Michel-Sarrazin Award. Since 1977, the Club de Recherches Cliniques du Québec (CRCQ) has given this award to an established scientist every year, in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the advancement of biomedical research.
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Laurent Chatel-Chaix

Morphological and Functional Remodeling of the Cytoplasm by Flaviviruses

October 13, 2017
On October 20, 2017, the CRCHUM Conferences invites Laurent Chatel-Chaix, Assistant professor, INRS – Institut Armand-Frappier. His talk will focus on the recent studies that shed light on a new mechanism of interference of the innate immune response by these flaviviruses, namely via a major alteration in endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and mitochondrial morphology.
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La Vie en Rose

La Vie en Rose support breast cancer research

October 12, 2017
Women’s lingerie retailer la Vie en Rose has donated $20,000 to University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) to encourage research on breast cancer.
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Thierry Alquier

Thierry Alquier becomes the new head of the Cardiometabolic Research Theme

October 11, 2017
The Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CRCHUM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Thierry Alquier to head the Cardiometabolic Research Theme effective October 15th.
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Daniel Drucker

Reproducible translational research - A highway paved with potholes and pitfalls

October 10, 2017
On October 13, 2017, the CRCHUM Conferences invites Dan Drucker, MD, Senior Scientist, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital. His talk will about the complexity of methodological, technical and ethical issues contributing to lack of reproducibility.
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Éric Renaud with his cap

Connected for the fight against brain cancer

October 3, 2017
A cap that sends electric fields to the brain to treat cancer? This innovative technology is being successfully tested by a few patients in a study at the University of Montreal Hospital Centre (CHUM). Dr. David Roberge, a radiation oncologist and researcher at the CHUM, is conducting a clinical study in order to evaluate the impact of this device on extending the life of patients with neurological cancer.
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Aaron D. Gitler

Simple model systems provide insight into mechanisms of human neurodegenerative diseases

September 29, 2017
On October 6, 2017, the CRCHUM Conferences invites Aaron D. Gitler, Professor of Genetics at Stanford University in California. His talk will focus on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of human neurodegenerative diseases.
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Scientific Day

International symposium on genetic screening in health and big data

September 28, 2017
The CRCHUM will play host to Professor Andrew Z. Fire, the recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Medicine for the 8th Scientific Day, which will take place on October 26th.
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Mado Desforges, Dre Marie-Pascale Pomey, Dre Michèle de Guise

Cancer treatment: Bringing patients onboard

September 26, 2017
In a new project, ex-patients will join oncology teams at six Quebec health institutions – a small revolution in health care.
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