McGill University Health Centre

McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada is an multi-component research center, medical school, advanced bio-genetics lab with numerous hospitals and clinics for patient care. The McGill University Health Centre is noted for its work in cancer, pediatrics, and biomedical research. MUHC is well respected for its cancer research and stem cell research.

Address
2155 Guy St., #200, Montreal (Quebec), Canada H3H 2R9
E-mail
clinical.research@muhc.mcgill.ca
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Oct 05, 2015
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Jun 17, 2015
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