neuroscience

What happens after the ALS ice bucket challenge?

Published: 19Sep2014

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a devastating fatal disease of the nervous system that kills two to five Canadians every day. On September 19th and...

Peter McPherson inducted into the Royal Society of Canada

Published: 10Sep2014

Dr. Peter McPherson, James McGill Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Anatomy and Cell Biology at the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University has been named a Fellow of the...

Killam Seminar: Synapse Location During Growth Depend on Glia Location

9Sep201416:00
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Speaker: Daniel Colón-Ramos, PhD  Department of Cell Biology Yale University School of Medicine New Haven, CT Host: Tim Kennedy

Killam Seminar: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Neurovascular Coupling

16Sep201416:00
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Speaker: Anna Devor Neurovascular Imaging LaboratoryUniversity of California Host: Edith Hamel

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

23Sep201416:00
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Speaker: Michael Fardeau Professor EmeritusInstitut de Myologie Unite de Morphologie Neuromusculaire Host: Bernard Brais

Killam Seminar: Regulation of CNS Inflammation

30Sep201416:00
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Speaker:Francisco QuintanaCenter for Neurologic DiseasesBrigham and Women's hospitalHarvard Medical School  Host: Amit Bar-Or

Alan Evans awarded major brain disorders prize

Published: 21Aug2014

Dr. Alan Evans, a pioneering scientist who has helped map the human brain, has been awarded the Margolese National Brain Disorders Prize by the University of British Columbia. Dr. Evans is a...

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...

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