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Jun 2016
Clinician-Scientist, Kingston General Hospital Research Institute; Associate...

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  • A pan-Canadian study, led by scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), suggests that gender* roles rather than sex is associated with the risk of recurrence of cardiovascular events in adults. The results of this innovative research are published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

    “Our study suggests...

    2016
    Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Spring 2016
  • Age-related macular degeneration (AMRD) could be treated by transplanting photoreceptors produced by the directed differentiation of stem cells, thanks to findings published by Professor Gilbert Bernier of the University of Montreal and its affiliated Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital.

    ARMD is a common eye problem caused by the loss of retinal cones. Bernier’s team has developed a highly...

    2015
    Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Winter 2015
  • After a year in which CHR faced major challenges in financial and administrative restructuring, we have made a major step forward with the work of Jenny Long, a student retained through the federal Mitacs program to analyse the various options available to our organization. Ms. Long, who is a PhD candidate in biology at McGill University, compiled an extensive report, outlining both the...

    2015
    Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Winter 2015