stem cells

Turning skin cells into brain cells

Published: 16May2017

Microglia, critical to Alzheimer’s research, can now be produced artificially...

MNI researchers receive funding to study ARSACS

Published: 24Nov2016

Two researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (MNI) of McGill University have received funding to study a devastating neurodegenerative disease that first appears in toddlers...

Skin cells for research into Parkinson's

Published: 2Apr2015

Millions of Canadians are affected by diseases of the brain such as ALS, Parkinson’s and brain tumours, for which there are limited treatments and no cures. By 2020, neurological conditions will...

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