Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
<p>October is Brain Tumour Awareness Month</p>
The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital will hold the Willilam Feindel Commemorative Ceremony and Reception in honour of William Feindel, OC, GOQ, MDCM, D. Phil.
Please RSVP to Giovanna Caraffa by June 13th at 514-398-8825 or giovanna [dot] caraffa [at] mcgill [dot] ca. Parking is limited.
Timing is everything: scientists control rapid re-wiring of brain circuits using patterned visual stimulation
In a new study, published in this week’s issue of the journal Science, researchers show for the first time how the brain re-wires and fine-tunes its connections differently depending on the relative timing of sensory stimuli. In most neuroscience textbooks today, there is a widely held model that explains how nerve circuits might refine their connectivity based on patterned firing of brain cells, but it has not previously been directly observed in real time.
What’s new at The Neuro
Research: B cell study may lead to treatment options for MS
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Research opens door to new drug therapies for Parkinson’s disease
McGill University researchers have unlocked a new door to developing drugs to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease. Collaborating teams led by Dr. Edward A. Fon at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, and Dr. Kalle Gehring in the Department of Biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine, have discovered the three-dimensional structure of the protein Parkin.
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 strokes will be significantly improved as a result of cutting-edge technology at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, at McGill University and the MUHC. The new angiosuite, inaugurated today, offers significant advantages to patients and physicians including most importantly, improved safety and outcomes.
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Come show us your talent and join in the fun! All individuals and departments are welcome! You can participate as a musician, singer, comedian, performer, sponsor or other. Space for display tables are available too. If you are interested either as an individual or a group, please leave your name and telephone number for Anthony Bruce at local 1907.
The registration deadline is April 12, 2013.