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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Oncology & Cancer

The unanticipated early origins of childhood brain cancer

Brain tumours are the leading cause of non-accidental death in children in Canada, but little is known about when these tumours form or how they develop. Researchers have recently identified the cells that are thought to ...

Neuroscience

Mechanisms of harmful overhydration and brain swelling

We are all familiar with the drawbacks of dehydration, but we rarely hear about the harmful effects of overhydration. For one, excess fluid accumulation can lead to dangerously low sodium levels in the blood or hyponatremia—a ...

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) ...

Immunology

How a few drops of blood led to a breakthrough in immunology

Scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) may have cracked the code to understanding the function of special cells called regulatory T Cells. Treg cells, as they are often known, ...

Genetics

A surprise advance in the treatment of adult cancers

A team of researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has found an epigenetic modification that might be the cause of 15% of adult cancers of the throat linked to alcohol and tobacco ...

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