Anne-Marie Mes-Masson

Anne-Marie Mes-Masson, a researcher with the CHUM Research Centre’s Cancer Research Theme, has received the 2020 Acfas Léo-Pariseau Award.

Anne-Marie Mes-Masson

A regular researcher with the CHUM Research Centre’s Cancer Research Theme, Anne-Marie Mes-Masson joined the ranks of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 this year, in the Science and Technology category.

Fred Saad

The medical field of prostate cancer has produced a wealth of doctors and researchers whose work has led to major scientific advances in treatment of the disease.

Cynthia Ménard

In an interview conducted remotely due to the pandemic, Dr. Cynthia Ménard, on the other side of the screen, exudes an air of serenity that seems to be a permanent fixture of her personality.

Journée scientifique

Not getting enough fresh air lately? Boost your brain’s oxygen supply in the company of Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, the 2019 Nobel Prize laureate in physiology or medicine. On November 12th, the British researcher will explain how our cells adapt to a lack of oxygen, allowing us to live. 

Andrée-Anne Grosset

A team from the CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM) and Polytechnique Montréal combines Raman microspectroscopic imaging with machine learning techniques to better detect aggressive forms of prostate cancer, making diagnosis accurate almost 9 times out of 10.

Luis Alarcon-Martinez, Adriana Di Polo and Deborah Villafranca-Baughman

Researchers at the CRCHUM find a new structure by which cells in the retina communicate with each other, regulating blood supply to keep vision intact.

Andrés Finzi

Neutralizing antibodies are thought to be key to the development of an efficient vaccine against SARS-CoV-2. Researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) indicate that ensuring their presence over long periods of time might be required.


We are not all equal during the lockdown. The easing of the lockdown won’t change anything. Beyond social, demographic and regional inequalities, immunosuppressed people are more affected than the average population.

Did you know that, nationally, 20% of the adult population suffers from chronic pain? Lasting longer than three months, this pain may occur with no known cause or may be associated with headaches, arthritis or diseases such as cancer or diabetes.