neurological

May - Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

Published: 30Apr2014

What’s new at The Neuro Research: B cell study may lead to treatment options for MS

Medical giants stride pages of new book

Published: 16Dec2013

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,...

New study explains cognitive ability differences among the elderly

Published: 4Jun2013

Study compares data from hundreds of people in childhood and old age A new study shows compelling evidence that associations between cognitive ability and cortical grey matter in old age can...

Navigating the brain’s blood vessels

Published: 2May2013

Live 3D images of brain’s vasculature will improve patient diagnosis and treatment  The diagnosis and treatment of potentially life-threatening neurological conditions such as aneurysms and...

Major advance in understanding risky but effective Multiple Sclerosis treatment

Published: 26Mar2013

Powerful treatment improves patients’ lives and provides new insight into mechanisms of the disease A new study by Multiple Sclerosis researchers at three leading Canadian centres addresses why...

Pioneering memory researcher Brenda Milner inducted into the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame

Published: 5Feb2013

November 21 2012 - Dr. Brenda Milner, pioneer in the field of cognitive neuroscience whose discoveries revolutionized the understanding of memory, is being inducted into the Canadian Science and...

Attack! Silent watchmen charge to defend the nervous system

Published: 15Oct2012

In many pathologies of the nervous system, there is a common event - cells called microglia are activated from surveillant watchmen into fighters.  Microglia are the immune cells of the nervous...

Scientists discover gene behind rare disorders

Published: 9Oct2012

International study with researchers at The Neuro reveals links with other neurodegenerative diseases MONTREAL, October 9, 2012  - Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital –...