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Open House

First open house event for graduate students

August 16, 2017
The University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) will hold its first open house event for students wanting to pursue graduate studies in health research.
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Catherine Larochelle and Gareth Lim

Grants for Catherine Larochelle and Gareth Lim

August 16, 2017
Researchers Catherine Larochelle and Gareth Lim are the recipients of a $ 25,000 grant each at the last Banting Research Foundation competition.
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Philippe Froguel

From (epi)genomics of diabetes to precision medicine

July 28, 2017
For the CRCHUM conference taking place on August 11, 2017, Philippe Froguel, Director of the European Genomic Institute for Diabetes, will discuss his recent research project linked to diabetes.
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An Tang

An Tang chairs Artificial Intelligence working group

July 27, 2017
Dr. An Tang, a clinician-researcher and radiologist at CHUM, chairs a new Artificial Intelligence Working Group at the Canadian Association of Radiologists. This advisory committee has a mandate to "discuss and deliberate on the practice, policy and issues related to patient care arising from the use of artificial intelligence in medical imaging".
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Guy Delespesse

Guy Delespesse receives the Bram Rose Prize 2017

July 26, 2017
Dr. Guy Delespesse, a researcher and allergist at the CHUM, was awarded the 2017 Bram Rose Prize by the Association of Allergists and Immunologists of Quebec. This recognition accentuates his tremendous contributions and achievements as an immunoallergist throughout his career.
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Mouse liver

Study Sheds Light on Immune Responses Driving Obesity-Induced Liver Disease

June 29, 2017
Findings in mouse models published this week in Science Translational Medicine by a team from the NIAID with the participation of researchers from the CRCHUM reveal inflammatory factors that promote liver scarring.
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Kevin Petrecca and Frédéric Leblond

An infallible hand-held probe to aid cancer surgery

June 28, 2017
Canadian researchers have invented an intraoperative probe that reliably detects multiple types of tumour cells
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Scientific core facilities

Dare to discover thanks to the CRCHUM’s scientific core facilities

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.
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Charles M. Rice becomes honorary CRCHUM researcher

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.
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Kidney graft success — does age and sex matter?

June 8, 2017
New study hints at the role of estrogen in graft success and suggests that patients could benefit from personalized immunosuppression strategies
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