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
Website
http://www.muhc.ca/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McGill_University_Health_Centre

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Immunology

New hope for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

Modern scientific understanding has considered multiple sclerosis (MS) to be a disease controlled by the T cell, a type of white blood cell. Research has shown that in MS, T cells inappropriately attack myelin, the protective ...

Genetics

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Tracking the genetic causes

Vitamin B12 is essential to human health. However, some people have inherited conditions that leave them unable to process vitamin B12. As a result they are prone to serious health problems, including developmental delay, ...

Diabetes

Gestational diabetes: A diabetes predictor in fathers

Gestational diabetes, a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy, affects between three and 20 per cent of pregnant women. Those who develop gestational diabetes are 7 times as likely to eventually develop type 2 diabetes ...

Neuroscience

Total recall: The science behind it

Is it possible to change the amount of information the brain can store? Maybe, according to a new international study led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). Their research has identified ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Like babies, eggs send signals when 'hungry'

In humans and other mammals, the female reproductive cells - the eggs or oocytes - need nourishment in order to grow and remain fertile. It is known that the egg gets its food from little arm-like feeding tubes (called filopodia) ...

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