Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
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.
By Maya-Olivia Eyssen, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Montreal high school students to take part in brain quiz.
The Annual Neuropsychology Day has been scheduled for May 9, 2016. We shall welcome Richard A. Andersen, James G.
*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
A McGill Distinguished Lecture in Human Genetics – Computations in retina and visual cortex: lessons from human genetics
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.
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).
Discovery provides new tool for understanding and treating neurodegenerative diseases
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.
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.