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Thursday, February 14 2019
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The CHU Sainte-Justine’s Research Centre at the heart of Nuit Blanche

Discover the Night Lab – Forest of Mysteries

MONTRÉAL, February 14, 2018 – The CHU Sainte-Justine’s Research Centre invites you over on March 2nd, from 4:00-10:00 pm, in the context of “Nuit blanche à Montréal,” presented in collaboration with Casino de Montréal and organized by MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE. Come and explore the Night Lab – Forest of Mysteries with Scientix, the Owl. A must-attend activity that will satisfy inquisitive minds, explorers and learners of all ages – and it’s free!

Little Night Owls, This Night Promises Many Innovative Discoveries

You are invited to explore the Research Center as never seen before! In the unique atmosphere of the Night Lab uncover the secrets of the Forest of Mysteries. This night promises many innovative discoveries and surprising experiences: from interactive games, instruments exhibits, and a scientific photography contest as well as video stations to observing research teams working in the lab and chatting with experts in mother-child health.

Healing Hearts one Cell at a Time, a Dream Soon Reality

Immerse yourself in the world of cardiovascular genetics with Dr.Gregor Andelfinger’s Lab. By studying the genetics of congenital heart disease, this research team is trying to better understand the normal and abnormal development of the heart at the molecular level and to develop new innovative treatments for children and adults with congenital heart diseases. Are you interested in observing a thin section of the heart tissue under a microscope?

And much more! Become a researcher for a night by manipulating lab tools, trying to outsmart our emotion reader, examining banana DNA, measuring the electrical activity of your brain, and taking part in many more exciting and educational activities.

World-Class Research Center

The CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center is a leading Canadian mother-child research institution. It nurtures the vision of a Quebec where mother, child and adolescent health ranks among the best in the world. Its mission: advancing knowledge and applying new findings with faster and less invasive methods and devices aimed at disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and long-term follow-up starting at conception and pregnancy and continuing right through to adulthood.

"We are extremely proud of our Montreal-based research center, internationally recognized as a leader in mother-child research. “Nuit blanche à Montréal” is a wonderful way to discover our state-of-the-art research labs and our amazing teams committed to improving cares," says Dr. Jacques L. Michaud, Director of Research at CHU Sainte-Justine. "Come and meet us with your friends and family!"

For more information, visit our Facebook page: www.LaboDeNuit.org

The CHU Sainte-Justine’s Research Centre is located at 3175 Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road in Montréal.

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About the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center

CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center is a leading mother-child research institution affiliated with Université de Montréal. It brings together more than 200 research investigators, including over 90 clinician-scientists, as well as 500 graduate and postgraduate students focused on finding innovative prevention means, faster and less invasive treatments, as well as personalized approaches to medicine. The Center is part of CHU Sainte-Justine, which is the largest mother-child center in Canada and second pediatric center in North America. More on research.chusj.org

About the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation

The mission of the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation is to engage the community and support CHU Sainte-Justine in its pursuit of excellence and its commitment to providing the children and mothers of today and tomorrow with one of the highest levels of healthcare in the world. fondation-sainte-justine.org

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Source: CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center

For information:
Maude Hoffmann
Communications Advisor, Research Directorate
CHU Sainte-Justine
Office: 514-345-4931, ext. 3523

Media contact:
Florence Meney
Executive advisor – External communications
CHU Sainte-Justine
Office: 514-345-7707
Cell.: 514-755-2516

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