neuroscience

Purple Day March 26 - A World Day for Epilepsy Awareness

Published: 26Mar2015

The Neuro has been at the forefront of epilepsy treatment and research for over half a century. The “Montreal Procedure” developed by Dr. Wilder Penfield and colleagues revolutionized the surgical...

Olfactory perception influenced by background and semantic information

Published: 21Nov2016

When two people smell the same thing, they can have remarkably different reactions, depending on their cultural background. Researchers at the Neuro have found that even when two cultures share the...

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

Major advance in understanding risky but effective Multiple Sclerosis treatment

Published: 26Mar2013

Powerful treatment improves patients’ lives and provides new insight into mechanisms of the disease

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...

Stroke month - June

Published: 22Jun2015

Time is brain: for every minute a stroke is left untreated, 2 million brain cells are destroyed. The sooner patients are treated, the higher the chances of survival with fewer disabilities. ...

Hyperacute Stroke Symposium and Workshop

12May201718:00
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The Symposium on Hyperacute Stroke: Diagnosis and Management will take place at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital on May 12 and 13, 2017./channels-contributeCategory: Medicine...

Stopping tumours in their path

Published: 8Jan2014

New study sheds light on most common and deadly form of brain cancer

Smoking thins vital part of brain

Published: 10Feb2015

Years ago, children were warned that smoking could stunt their growth, but now a major study by an international team including the Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University and the...

ALS Awareness Month – June 2016

Published: 13Jun2016

The Neuro is recognized as a major Canadian center for ALS research and patient care. During June, designated ALS Month, The Neuro redoubles its efforts to inform the public and the media about...

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