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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

Investing in innovation

As one of the seven inaugural national Centres of Excellence in Commercialization and Research (CECR), the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) at McGill University is developing projects with direct impact on advancing health care and with high potential as important commercial ventures.

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Published on : 14 Jun 2010

First CT scanner of its kind in Canada at The Neuro

Patients can now benefit from the world’s most advanced computerized tomography (CT) scanner, the first of its type in Canada at The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, at McGill University and McGill University Health Centre.

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Published on : 03 Jun 2010

NSERC honours McGill pair

Legendary neuropsychologist Brenda Milner named finalist for NSERC Herzberg Gold Medal; physicist Guy Moore earns Steacie Memorial Fellowship

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Published on : 01 Jun 2010

World renowned scientist, Dr. Brenda Milner celebrated by her colleagues

Dr. Brenda Milner, an active researcher at the age of 91 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, has been awarded the 2010 Norman A. Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award for her fundamental contributions to the science of memory and the brain.

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Published on : 12 May 2010