November 8, 2017
The executive team of the CRCHUM is proud to present the Bâtisseur Award to Dr. Pavel Hamet, a physician and researcher emeritus who founded and directed the research centre from 1996 to 2006. This prestigious award was presented to him during an official ceremony held on November 8th.
November 6, 2017
Charles University, Prague, 1966. On a regular basis, Pavel Hamet spent many nights in the laboratory, chasing his passion in research. As a 23-year-old medical student, Pavel Hamet devoted all his energy to his studies and published his first three scientific articles. Having had surgery for appendicitis at the age of 12 and deeply marked by the care he received and the hospital environment, Pavel had planned to become a doctor. To his surprise, he discovered a passion for research.
November 3, 2017
On November 10th, 2017, the CRCHUM Conferences invites Michel Bouvier, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal. During this conference he will discuss the molecular mechanisms and structural determinants explaining the functional selectivity of GPCR as well as the development of tools allowing the selection or design of biased ligands with therapeutic potential.
November 3, 2017
Endocrinologist and researcher Jean-Louis Chiasson was chosen to receive the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from Diabetes Canada . This award is presented to a Canadian physician or researcher who has distinguished himself as a leader in diabetes research.
November 2, 2017
Researcher at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre, Professor and director in the Department of family and emergency medicine at the Université de Montréal, Janusz Kaczorowski becomes the new holder of the Chair in Hypertension Prevention and Control.
November 1, 2017
Dr. Johanne Martel-Pelletier, a full professor of medicine at the Université de Montréal, the co-director and co-founder of the Osteoarthritis Research Unit at the CRCHUM and the co-holder of the Université de Montréal’s Chair in Osteoarthritis, will receive an honour of the highest order, the designation of “Master” from the American College of Rheumatology, during an annual convention which will take place from November 4 – 8, 2017, in San Francisco, California (U.S.A.).
October 31, 2017
EMD Serono has awarded a $530,000 grant to Catherine Larochelle and Nathalie Arbour, of the CRCHUM and the Université de Montréal, to conduct a research study on multiple sclerosis.
October 30, 2017
Two students from the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) have received the la Vie en Rose breast cancer research scholarship. David Allard, a doctoral student under the direction of John Stagg has received a $23,000 scholarship and Samuel Rodriguez-Qizilbash, a student of Rami Younan, has received the $16,000 master’s scholarship.
October 27, 2017
The executive team of the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) has announced the creation of its health data warehouse. This initiative was disclosed during CONNEXION 2017, a networking cocktail reception held on October 26th.
October 27, 2017
On November 3rd, 2017, the CRCHUM Conferences invites Jean-Frédéric Colombel, Professor of Medecine, Director of the Suzanne and Leonard Feinstein Inflammatory Bowel Disease Centre and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Endowed Director for IBD, Department of Gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Hospital. His talk will focus on new treatment paradigms in IBD, such as “treat to target”, “tight control" including therapeutic drug monitoring, and early intervention.