25 episodes

Join host Julie Quenneville, McGill University Health Centre Foundation President, as she takes you behind the scenes of the innovative health care and research underway at the MUHC. Each week, physicians and researchers will join the show to explore today’s most urgent medical challenges. /// La présidente de la Fondation du Centre universitaire de santé McGill, Julie Quenneville, vous amène en coulisses des soins de santé et de la recherche au CUSM. Chaque semaine, des médecins et des chercheurs discuteront des dernières nouvelles en matière de soins de santé.

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Join host Julie Quenneville, McGill University Health Centre Foundation President, as she takes you behind the scenes of the innovative health care and research underway at the MUHC. Each week, physicians and researchers will join the show to explore today’s most urgent medical challenges. /// La présidente de la Fondation du Centre universitaire de santé McGill, Julie Quenneville, vous amène en coulisses des soins de santé et de la recherche au CUSM. Chaque semaine, des médecins et des chercheurs discuteront des dernières nouvelles en matière de soins de santé.

    Eliminating obstacles to COVID-19 vaccinations

    Eliminating obstacles to COVID-19 vaccinations

    This week on Health Matters, Dr. Kevin Lachapelle discusses what you should know about aortic aneurysms. Dr. Jean-Pierre Routy shares a ‘shock and kill’ approach to treating HIV. And, the MUHC Foundation is supporting new research projects on...

    • 34 min
    Philanthropy in health care: impact in 2020

    Philanthropy in health care: impact in 2020

    This week, we revisit the stories of inspirational patients and the caring doctors who are helping them. Discover how Dr. Lucy Gilbert, the MUHC’s Director of the Gynecologic Oncology Division is working to eliminate ovarian and endometrial cancers...

    • 34 min
    Mysterious illnesses diagnosed thanks to doctors at the MUHC

    Mysterious illnesses diagnosed thanks to doctors at the MUHC

    This week, we revisit stories from inspirational patients and the caring doctors who are helping them. Skip Beloff had mysterious symptoms for months before getting a diagnosis. He shares why he is raising funds for the MUHC so no other patient has to...

    • 33 min
    Organ Donation: More than signing the back of your health insurance card

    Organ Donation: More than signing the back of your health insurance card

    This week, multi-organ transplant recipient Rosa Shields shares how she owes her life to her organ donors, and two MUHC surgeons take us inside the operating room to describe what happens during an organ transplant surgery. Also, Pfizer Canada discusses...

    • 33 min
    La génétique peut-elle expliquer pourquoi la COVID-19 rend certains patients plus malades que d’autres?

    La génétique peut-elle expliquer pourquoi la COVID-19 rend certains patients plus malades que d’autres?

    Dans cet épisode de Question de santé, le Dr Donald Vinh, spécialiste des maladies infectieuses, parle de ses recherches pour comprendre pourquoi certains patients atteints de la COVID-19 éprouvent des symptômes graves alors que d’autres restent...

    • 12 min
    Stepping up after a family health crisis

    Stepping up after a family health crisis

    After his sister received a frightening cancer diagnosis, Danny Gagliardi stepped up to prevent others from experiencing what his family is going through. Also, a MI4 researcher discusses how drug treatments for illnesses like cancer are developed. And...

    • 33 min

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