McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) news
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.
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.
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.
In celebration of its 75th Anniversary, The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, McGill University is re-filling its time capsule with new exciting contents to be discovered by the next generation of Montrealers in 2085.
In 2007, the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital began constructing a major, new pavilion with eight floors, four of them underground, covering seventy-five thousand square feet.
A new study, the first of its kind, combines two complementary analytical brain imaging techniques, to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of the neuroanatomy of the autistic brain.
Premier, ministers, mayor join in ceremony By McGill Reporter Staff A key step toward the construction of a new McGill University Health Centre at the Glen Yards was taken April 1, as Premier Jean Charest, flanked by cabinet ministers and MUHC and McGill leaders and Mayor Gérald Tremblay, announced to a crowded room the selection of McGill [...]
A project to automate lesion detection in drug resistant therapy may lead to improved treatment for people with epilepsy. Approximately one-third of epilepsy patients suffer from seizures that do not respond to drug treatments, making surgery the only effective treatment for these individuals.
Scientists have identified a mechanism that switches on an extremely important process for the proper functioning and survival of our body’s cells. Specifically, the fast-track transportation pathway of ‘cargo’ to and from the surface of the cell.
Know Your Brain: Montreal universities, institutes and research centres team up for Brain Awareness Week (BAW)
Explore your brain with the experts. Montreal neuroscientists join forces to shed light on the greyest of matters -our grey matter- during the upcoming Brain Awareness Week (March 15-21).
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research have awarded a $300,000 grant for research focusing on the nature of the immune response induced by the action mechanisms of plant-made Virus-Like Particles to Dr. Louis Vezina, Chief Scientific Officer of Medicago and to Dr. Brian Ward and Dr. Ciriaco Piccirillo of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and McGill University.
A new free movie series, Neuro Movie Nights, starting February 18 provides Montrealers with a unique opportunity to enjoy an alternative cinematic experience and to gain new perspectives on the mysteries and workings of the brain.