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A new discovery in the human auditory system

Wed, 2016-04-06 11:23

By Shawn Hayward, Montreal Neurological Institute

Discovery will inform further research into hearing disorders and brain training

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University have made an important discovery about the human auditory system and how to study it, findings that could lead to better testing and diagnosis of hearing-related disorders.

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Contact: Shawn Hayward
Organization: Communications Officer - Montreal Neurological Institute
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Office Phone: 514 398 3376
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Teens test their smarts in the Brain Bee

Wed, 2016-03-09 10:27

By Maya-Olivia Eyssen, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital

Montreal high school students to take part in brain quiz.

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Contact: Maya-Olivia Eyssen
Organization: Communications Officer - Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Office Phone: 514.398.3376
Mobile Phone: 514.699.3077
Source Site: /newsroom

The 19th Annual Brenda Milner Lecture and Neuropsychology Day

Mon, 2016-05-09 09:30
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital : Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 University Street , H3A 2B4
Price: No cost

The Annual Neuropsychology Day  has been scheduled for May 9, 2016. We shall welcome Richard A. Andersen, James G.

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Contact: Deborah Rashcovsky
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
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Office Phone: 514-398-6047
Source Site: /neuro

Neurology Grand Rounds

Wed, 2016-02-17 08:30 - 09:30
Montreal Neurological Institute : de Grandpre Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

*These Rounds will be video-conferenced to room E-203 at the JGH, and to rooms D05.5104 and B02.3229 at the Glen.

 

Neurology Grand Rounds

Winter 2016

 

A McGill Distinguished Lecture in Human Genetics – Computations in retina and visual cortex: lessons from human genetics

Fri, 2016-05-06 12:00 - 13:15
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital : Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre , 3801 University Street , H3A 2B4
Price: No cost

 

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Contact: Deborah Rashcovsky
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
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Office Phone: 514-398-6047
Source Site: /neuro

50th anniversary of "Pain Mechanisms: A New Theory"

Tue, 2015-11-17 13:39

November 19 marks the 50th anniversary of the ground-breaking paper, “Pain Mechanisms: A New Theory” co-authored by McGill’s Ronald Melzack, and the late Patrick Wall, which introduced gate-control theory.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: (514) 398-6754
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Source Site: /newsroom

2015 Quebec-France MS ALS Meeting

Thu, 2015-10-15 08:45 - Fri, 2015-10-16 17:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4
Price: No cost

The 3rd Biogen Idec-sponsored meeting of MS and ALS researchers in Quebec and Montpellier France will be held at the Neuro on October 15 and 16, 2015.   This meeting is co-organized by the Neuro and William Camu, Montpelier (France).

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Contact: Deborah Rashcovsky
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
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Office Phone: 514-398-6047

Breakthrough in "marriage-broker" protein

Wed, 2015-08-12 09:44

Discovery provides new tool for understanding and treating neurodegenerative diseases

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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Source Site: /neuro

Neuro awarded over $15 M in CIHR funding

Tue, 2015-07-28 16:07

Researchers get inaugural Foundation grants for high-impact, long-term programs

Researchers from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University have been awarded over $15 million in grants in the latest round of funding by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The grants are part of over $600 million in national funding, announced July 28 by Minister of Health Rona Ambrose.

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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Source Site: /neuro

Practice doesn’t always make perfect (depending on your brain)

Tue, 2015-07-28 09:51

Study fuels nature versus nurture debate

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? New research on the brain’s capacity to learn suggests there’s more to it than the adage that “practise makes perfect.” A music-training study by scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and colleagues in Germany found evidence to distinguish the parts of the brain that account for individual talent from the parts that are activated through training.

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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Source Site: /neuro