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Brenda Milner nominated one of 25 "Transformational Canadians"

She is widely attributed with creating the field of cognitive neuroscience, the study of the brain and behaviour, for her fundamental contributions to the science of memory and cognitive functioning.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2010

Neuro Movie Nights: a different take on a night at the movies

The free movie series, Neuro Movie Nights is back by popular demand with two fascinating but very different films.

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Published on : 12 Oct 2010

Provocative new Montreal study probes link between breast cancer and air pollution

Air pollution has already been linked to a range of health problems. Now, a ground-breaking new study suggests pollution from traffic may put women at risk for another deadly disease.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2010

Bedouin tribe reveals secrets to McGill's GA-JOE

As part of McGill's "RaDiCAL" project (Rare Disease Consortium for Autosomal Loci), collaborators in Qatar conducted field research with three patients from biologically interrelated Bedouin families, and sent samples to Canada for analysis by GA JOE – a high-tech genome analyzing machine.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2010

New surgery training centre in Montreal

The Hon. Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, was at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) of McGill University to open one of seven new virtual reality neurosurgery training centres that will be set up across the country.

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Published on : 15 Sep 2010

New study investigates use of soy-rich diet for preventing chronic pain after breast cancer surgery

A breakthrough study focusing on the benefits of soy in the prevention of chronic pain after breast cancer surgery has been launched by researchers at the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University.

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Published on : 01 Sep 2010

Progress on The Neuro’s new North Wing

Construction of The Neuro’s new 70,000 sq. ft North Wing pavilion is steadily advancing.

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Published on : 23 Aug 2010

A breakthrough in tuberculosis research

“It’s a global health disaster waiting to happen, even here in Canada, but this new paradigm in TB research may offer an immediate opportunity to improve vaccination and treatment initiatives,” explains Dr. Maziar Divangahi

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Published on : 29 Jul 2010

Drs. Milner and Feindel celebrate their 92nd Birthdays

The Neuro community paid tribute to Brenda Milner and Bill Feindel, who celebrated their 92nd birthdays earlier this week.

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Published on : 16 Jul 2010

New radioactive tracers facility in Montreal at The Neuro

A new facility at The Neuro will produce radioactive tracers for cancer diagnosies and imaging research.

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Published on : 14 Jul 2010

McGill health research gets $3.7-million boost

CHRP program to fund research ranging from nanotech treatment of melanoma to the development of artificial skin and cartilage

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Published on : 08 Jul 2010

The Gazette - 24 Quebecers we love

Brenda Milner At 91, the grande dame of cognitive neuroscience -she is a researcher at the Montreal Neurological Institute -is still reaping honours.

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Published on : 23 Jun 2010

The Gazette - What's Next for the Montreal Neuro?

What's next for the Montreal Neuro? by Peggy Curran, The Gazette June 19, 2010

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Published on : 23 Jun 2010

ALS and The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a deadly neurodegenerative disease.

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Published on : 21 Jun 2010