science

Targeting the biological clock could slow the progression of cancer

Published: 16Feb2017

Does the biological clock in cancer cells influence tumour growth? Yes, according to a study conducted by Nicolas Cermakian, a professor in McGill University’s Department of Psychiatry....

The making of Antarctica

Published: 31Jan2017

One of the big mysteries in the scientific world is how the ice sheets of Antarctica formed so rapidly about 34 million years ago, at the boundary between the Eocene and Oligocene epochs....

Bacteria control levels of dangerous pollutant in seabirds

Published: 16Dec2016

Despite ongoing global pollution, researchers have discovered that levels of mercury in seabirds off the coast of B.C. have remained relatively stable over the past 50 years. Surprisingly, mercury...

Gene discovered to cause rare, severe neurological disease

Published: 28Nov2016

Researchers have linked a debilitating neurological disease in children to mutations in a gene that regulates neuronal development through control of protein movement within neuronal cells. 

Major ALS Research Funding Announced

Published: 24Nov2016

By Shawn Hayward, Montreal Neurological Institute...

2017 Neuro Epilepsy Day

6Apr2017

The 2017 Annual MNI Epilepsy day will take place on April 6, 2017 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital.  The day will include research presentations, a poster session, a mini...

Hughlings Jackson Lecture

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The upcoming Hughlings Jackson Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Alex Leo Kolodkin, Professor of Neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA. Dr./channels-contributeCategory...

Ludmer Center Neuroscience Lecture

12Dec201614:00
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The Ludmer Center invites faculty, researchers & students to a Neuroscience Guest Lecture on December 12, 2016. The lecture begins at 2:00 pm in the de Grandpre Communications Centre of the...

Neuro Film Series

30Nov201618:30
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The Neuro Film Series is back! On Wednesday, November 30, 2016 we present the awarding winning film “Séraphine” (2008) which swept the César Awards in 2009 with no less than seven awards!/channels...

Thinking Outside the Brain: Innovations in Integrative Neuroscience

17Nov201609:30
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We are entering a new era in our understanding of the brain and how we can prevent and treat brain disorders. How can we enhance our understanding in order to answer big questions about the brain?

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