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ALS and The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University is committed to providing the highest level of clinical care for ALS patients and their families, as well as state-of-the-art facilities for basic and clinical research.

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Published on : 17 Jun 2011

New fellowship targets epilepsy

The Frederick Andermann Fellowship in Epileptology and EEG created in partnership with UCB Pharma, offers both clinical and research training in preparation for a career as an epileptologist.

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Published on : 16 Jun 2011

Research Institute of the MUHC awarded $1.4M grant for Innovative Medicine

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) was one of three winners in the Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ) competition 2011-2012. The RI-MUHC won in the category of Projects for innovative strategic development aimed at supporting projects essential to maintaining the competitiveness of a research centre.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2011

Patients with neuromuscular disease will benefit from new national registry

A new national registry for patients with neuromuscular disease will launch in several Canadian cities tomorrow, June 9th.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2011

David R. Colman: 1949 - 2011

Passed away suddenly on June 1, 2011. Beloved husband of Elizabeth, devoted father to Monica and Miranda, and brother of Carol Colman (Michael Gerber) and uncle to Joshua Gerber.

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Published on : 06 Jun 2011

David R. Colman: 1949 - 2011

Dr. Colman passed away unexpectedly early this morning, June 1, at the Montreal General Hospital.

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Published on : 01 Jun 2011

Prestigious Pearl Meister Greengard Prize to be awarded to pioneering memory researcher Brenda Milner

Dr. Brenda Milner, a pioneer in the field of cognitive neuroscience whose discoveries revolutionized the understanding of memory, will be awarded the 2011 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize from The Rockefeller University.

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Published on : 25 May 2011

Faculty establishes the McGill Centre for Biomedical Innovation and appoints inaugural Director Dr. Phil Barker

It is with great pleasure that we formally announce the establishment of the McGill Centre for Biomedical Innovation (MCBI), to be headed by Dr. Phil Barker as its inaugural Director.

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Published on : 25 May 2011

Enlarged prostate: decade-long study demonstrates immediate and long-term benefits of holmium laser treatment

New research presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Urology Association (AUA) in Washington, DC demonstrates that holmium laser therapy is a safe and durable treatment option for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) – an enlargement of the prostate that affects most men as they age.

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Published on : 19 May 2011

The Neuro marks May - Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro operates the country’s oldest clinic devoted to MS patients.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2011

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, is designated as a National Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence

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Published on : 31 Mar 2011

Purple day for Epilepsy

The Neuro has been at the forefront of epilepsy treatment and research for over half a century.

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Published on : 25 Mar 2011