McConnell Centre for Innovative Medicine

Our team

Through the Centre for Innovative Medicine (CIM), clinicians and clinician scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) benefit from one of the most modern facilities in North America, helping them develop and evaluate new treatments for some of the world's most critical diseases.

The CIM provides researchers with access to a full range of clinical research services in a state-of-the-art environment dedicated to clinical research:

  • Project management of multicentre trials
  • Clinical trials management specific to MUHC sites
  • Quality control monitoring
  • Clinical data management and statistics
  • Access to specialized equipment dedicated solely to research
    • Physiology platform
      • Cardiopulmonary physiology exercise lab (CPET)
      • Pulmonary function tests (PFT)
      • Electrocardiogram (ECG) 
      • Non-invasive vascular suite 
      • Locomotive tests 
      • Electroencephalography 
      • Polysomnography
    • Medical Imaging  platform
      • Computerized tomography (CT) scan
      • Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA)
      • X-ray 
      • Echocardiogram 
      • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) 
      • PET-CT 
      • Printer 3D 
      • Ultrasound
    • Surgery facility
      • Bronchoscopy room
      • Endoscopy room
      • Experimental operating room 
      • Simulation suite 
      • Procedure room
    • Eight (8) overnight beds with negative pressure to be used for phase I, vaccine testing and nutrition studies
    • Other facilities
      • Metabolic kitchen 
      • Cognitive suite 
      • Containment level 2 lab
      • Biobanking

To request services or to become a partner of the Centre for Innovative Medicine, please contact us.

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