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The Hughlings Jackson Lecture - “Optical deconstruction of fully-assembled biological systems”

Fri, 2014-10-17 15:00 - 16:30
Montreal Neurological Institute : Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4
Price: no cost

<p>The Hughlings Jackson Lecture which is the Neuro’s premier scientific lecture.This year the lecture will be delivered by Dr. Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., D.H.</p>

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Contact: Debbie
Organization: Rashcovsky
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Office Phone: 514-398-6047

Autism spectrum disorders share common molecular causes

Overlapping features across different genetic disorders related to autism may lead to similar therapeutic approaches
Thu, 2014-10-09 14:03

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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The next generation of brain cancer research and treatment

Mon, 2014-10-06 14:15

<p>October is Brain Tumour Awareness Month</p>

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Contact: Anita Kar
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McGill grad John O’Keefe wins Nobel Prize in medicine

Fourth former McGill student since 2009 to win a Nobel
Mon, 2014-10-06 11:04

McGill University alumnus John O'Keefe was named co-winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in medicine, for his contribution to the discovery of cells that constitute the brain’s ‘inner GPS,’ which makes it possible to orient ourselves in space.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
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Office Phone: 514 398-4201
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What happens after the ALS ice bucket challenge?

Fri, 2014-09-19 09:18

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a devastating fatal disease of the nervous system that kills two to five Canadians every day. On September 19th and 20th, the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro), at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre will host the 10th Annual ALS Symposium of the Fondation André-Delambre. Nearly one hundred researchers and clinicians from several countries will come together to discuss recent progress in ALS research.

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Peter McPherson inducted into the Royal Society of Canada

Wed, 2014-09-10 16:03

Dr. Peter McPherson, James McGill Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Anatomy and Cell Biology at the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).

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Killam Seminar: Regulation of CNS Inflammation

Tue, 2014-09-30 16:00 - 17:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : De Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Speaker:Francisco Quintana
Center for Neurologic Diseases
Brigham and Women's hospital
Harvard Medical School 

Host: Amit Bar-Or

Killam Seminar: An History of Myology, from Erasistratos to Duchenne de Boulogne

Tue, 2014-09-23 16:00 - 17:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : De Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Speaker: Michael Fardeau 
Professor Emeritus
Institut de Myologie
Unite de Morphologie Neuromusculaire

Host: Bernard Brais

Location: De Grandpré Communications Centre, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, 3801 University Street





Killam Seminar: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Neurovascular Coupling

Tue, 2014-09-16 16:00 - 17:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : De Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Speaker: Anna Devor 
Neurovascular Imaging Laboratory
University of California
Host: Edith Hamel

Location: De Grandpré Communications Centre, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, 3801 University Street

Killam Seminar: Synapse Location During Growth Depend on Glia Location

Tue, 2014-09-09 16:00 - 17:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : De Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Speaker: Daniel Colón-Ramos, PhD 
Department of Cell Biology
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Host: Tim Kennedy

Location: De Grandpré Communications Centre, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, 3801 University Street