The Hughlings Jackson Lecture - “Optical deconstruction of fully-assembled biological systems”


The Hughlings Jackson Lecture will take place on October 17, 2014 at 4:00 pm at the Neuro. This year, the Neuro’s premier scientific lecture entitled, “Optical deconstruction of fully-assembled...

Public Astro Night


AstroMcGill presents the 25th Public Astro Night, with a public lecture by Pr. Lyle Whyte ("The search for little green bugs on Mars and Astrobiology") from the McGill Department of Natural...

Scientists find important piece in the brain tumour puzzle

Published: 4Jul2014

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University and McGill University Health Centre have shown that a member of the protein family known as SUMO (small ubiquitin...

International study yields important clues to the genetics of epilepsy

Published: 16Jun2014

An international team of researchers has discovered a significant genetic component of Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy (IGE), the most common form of epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder...

William Feindel Commemorative Ceremony and Reception


The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital will hold the Willilam Feindel Commemorative Ceremony and Reception in honour of William Feindel, OC, GOQ, MDCM, D. Phil. /channels...

Public Astro Night


AstroMcGill presents the 24th Public Astro Night, with a public lecture by Dr. Jean-François Rajotte ("Gamma-ray Astronomy: The Atmosphere as a 3D Display") from the Physics Department of McGill...

Brenda Milner awarded prestigious Kavli Prize in Neuroscience

Published: 29May2014

Dr. Brenda Milner, an active researcher at the age of 95 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, McGill University, is a recipient of The 2014 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience.

Timing is everything: scientists control rapid re-wiring of brain circuits using patterned visual stimulation

Published: 27May2014

In a new study, published in this week’s issue of the journal Science, researchers show for the first time how the brain re-wires and fine-tunes its connections differently depending on the...