McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) news
Scientists have found that the pleasurable experience of listening to music releases dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain important for more tangible pleasures associated with rewards such as food, drugs and sex.
The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital regrets to inform you that Mr. Tony Proudfoot passed away on December 30, 2010 of ALS, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, at the age of 61. We extend our deepest sympathy to Mr. Proudfoot’s family and friends.
A remarkable discovery into how tumour cells invade normal tissue should lead to vital diagnostic tools and help develop strategies to stop the spread of cancer cells.
Over 200 students from 23 high schools and CEGEPs across Montreal spent Friday, December 3, sampling healthcare career options at the TD Discovery Day in Health Sciences.
Accreditation Canada’s 2010 assessment of The MUHC recognized five programs, including The Neuro’s Neuronavigation Unit, as Leading Practices
Scientists at The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University have discovered that our brains have the ability to determine the shape of an object simply by processing specially-coded sounds, without any visual or tactile input.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.