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Killam Seminar: Regulation of CNS Inflammation

30Sep201416:00
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Montreal Neurological Institute De Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA

Speaker:Francisco Quintana
Center for Neurologic Diseases
Brigham and Women's hospital
Harvard Medical School 

Host: Amit Bar-Or

Killam Seminar: An History of Myology, from Erasistratos to Duchenne de Boulogne

23Sep201416:00
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17:00
Montreal Neurological Institute De Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA

Speaker: Michael Fardeau 
Professor Emeritus
Institut de Myologie
Unite de Morphologie Neuromusculaire

Host: Bernard Brais

Killam Seminar: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Neurovascular Coupling

16Sep201416:00
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Montreal Neurological Institute De Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA

Speaker: Anna Devor 
Neurovascular Imaging Laboratory
University of California
Host: Edith Hamel

Killam Seminar: Synapse Location During Growth Depend on Glia Location

9Sep201416:00
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Montreal Neurological Institute De Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA

Speaker: Daniel Colón-Ramos, PhD 
Department of Cell Biology
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Host: Tim Kennedy

Guy Rouleau awarded major prize

Dr. Guy Rouleau, Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and McGill University Health Centre, is being awarded the Prix d’excellence 2014 by the Collège des médecins du Québec, for his outstanding contributions to neurogenetics and medicine. Dr. Rouleau accepts the award today at a ceremony at the Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City.

TRIBUTE VIDEO: http://bit.ly/1np0tJH

Published: 9May2014

Quality control of mitochondria as a defense against disease

Scientists from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital in Canada have discovered that two genes linked to hereditary Parkinson’s disease are involved in the early-stage quality control of mitochondria. The protective mechanism, which is reported in The EMBO Journal, removes damaged proteins that arise from oxidative stress from mitochondria. 

Published: 21Jan2014

Herbert Jasper Lecture: Neuromodulation of brain states and sensory processing

20May201416:00
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 University Street, CA

Speaker: Yang Dan, PhD,  
Howard Hughes Investigator,
Professor of Neurobiology,
University of California, Berkeley

Medical giants stride pages of new book

Images of The Neuro is literary eyewitness to medical history

In a new collection of insightful essays and selected photos, one of Canada’s most eminent medical figures, Dr. William Feindel, shines a personal light on the world-famous institution that he headed for 12 years, the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University, as well as on some giants of medicine like Osler, Willis, Gilbert and Penfield.

Published: 16Dec2013