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June 20, 2017
The University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) is launching a video brief that seeks to familiarize researchers in Canada working in the biomedical sciences with its cutting-edge services and facilities.
June 16, 2017
A Rockefeller University professor and the director of New York City’s Center for the Study of Hepatitis C, Charles M. Rice, along with his team, have contributed to many scientific breakthroughs in virology, including the description of the mechanisms of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in humans and the identification of therapeutic targets.
June 8, 2017
New study hints at the role of estrogen in graft success and suggests that patients could benefit from personalized immunosuppression strategies
June 5, 2017
For the CRCHUM conference taking place on June 16, 2017, Charles M. Rice, Professor of virology at The Rockefeller University, will highlight a new finding in stem cells that has changed his thinking about the evolution and function of cell type-specific antiviral immunity.
June 2, 2017
For the CRCHUM conference taking place on June 9, 2017, Lora Hooper, Professor of immunology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, will speak about how resident intestinal bacteria regulate our metabolism.
May 31, 2017
A Canadian clinical trial led by researchers at the University of Calgary’s Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI), at the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM), with the University of Montreal Hospital (CHUM) as one of the investigative sites, shows that minocycline, a common acne medication, can slow the progress of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) in people who have recently experienced their first symptoms.
May 29, 2017
An experimental treatment in mice allows the reprogramming of blood cells in order to promote the healing process of cutaneous wounds. This approach could prove to be beneficial in healing challenging wounds in diabetics and major-burn victims.
May 26, 2017
For the CRCHUM conference taking place on June 2, 2017, Hertzel C. Gerstein, Professor of Medicine at the McMaster University, will speak about different sources of data for assessing therapeutic effectiveness, using the example of diabetes.
May 23, 2017
A training program to improve obstetrical management reduced the number of medically unjustified caesareans and generated significant savings for the healthcare system in Quebec (Canada), in addition to improving the quality of healthcare provided to mothers and babies.
May 19, 2017
For the CRCHUM conference taking place on May 26, 2017, Monsef Benkirane from the Institut de génétique humaine in France, will speak about recent discovery of his team related to HIV reservoir.