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.

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In order to offer support to the hospital sector during the fight against COVID-19, researchers from École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) Research Centre and the CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’île-de-Montréal (CIUSSS NIM) have joined forces with the clinical te


Under a joint initiative by the Fonds de recherche du Québec and Génome Québec, a task force combining research teams from across the province, including those of the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) and the Université de Montréal, will set up the first Quebec Biobank to advance research efforts studying COVID-1

Une nouvelle approche pluridisciplinaire pour dépister et traiter l'amyloïdose

A New Multidisciplinary Approach for Detecting and Treating Amyloidosis

Montreal, November 22, 2019 ─ A hospital corridor has been transformed into an exercise track for patients in the CHUM’s stroke unit, thanks to the new LOCOMOTIVE circuit that provides information and exercises