May 2016 - Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month
Multiple sclerosis treatment and research has long been a focus at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, known simply as The Neuro, an illustrious member of McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre. Indeed, The Neuro introduced Canada’s first MS clinic. The clinic’s highly specialized staff employs the latest research data and treatment methods in a clinical atmosphere of innovation and progress.
Un expert québécois soignera les plaies des centaines de victimes des attentats de Paris aux prises avec un syndrome de stress post-traumatique. La méthode du Montréalais Alain Brunet, spécialiste en traumatismes, sera utilisée dans 14 hôpitaux parisiens auprès de plus de 400 patients.
Par Cynthia Lee, McGill Salle de Presse
Discovery offers hope for more effective treatments of deadly glioblastomas
A gene known as OSMR plays a key role in driving the growth of glioblastoma tumors, according to a new study led by a McGill University researcher and published in the journal Nature Neuroscience.
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The potential of light as a non-invasive, highly-focused alternative to pain medication was made more apparent thanks to research conducted by scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre.
The future of in vivo imaging is not only in new and improved scanner technology – with constantly augmenting sensitivity, spatial and temporal resolution – but also in our capacity, in health and disease, to target the largest choice of metabolic
A McGill Distinguished Lecture in Human Genetics – Computations in retina and visual cortex: lessons from human genetics
Professor Churchland will deliver the Dorothy J. Killam lecture entitled " The impact of social neuroscience on moral philosophy " on Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 at 4:00 pm. The lecture will take place in the R.
Please find attached the calendar for the upcoming Douglas Institute's "Neuroscience for Mental Health Seminars" series.
Seminars take place on Mondays at 11:00 am
Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, have made a breakthrough in understanding an important protein that appears to act as a kind of cellular “marriage broker.” The protein called Netrin1 brings cells together and maintains their healthy relationships. Netrin1 plays an essential role in the growth of the human organism, directing cell migration and the formation of cell circuits both at the embryo stage and after birth.
Discovery provides new tool for understanding and treating neurodegenerative diseases