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First portable CT scan in Canada at the Montreal Neurological Institute

Patients at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (MNI), McGill University now have the benefit of the first portable computerized tomography (CT) scanner in Canada.

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Published on : 19 Aug 2008

In a Musical State of Mind…

Café Scientifique on brain, music and cognition

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Published on : 07 Aug 2008

Students invited to test their musical prowess

New study from researchers at International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research targets undergrads

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Published on : 06 Aug 2008

Two icons of neuroscience turn 90

Dr. Brenda Milner and Dr. William Feindel, pioneers in the world of science and medicine are both turning 90 years old this week and continue to advance knowledge and understanding of the brain at the Montreal Neurological Institute.

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Published on : 09 Jul 2008

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Fact Sheet

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital is committed to the highest level of care for patients and families with ALS through a dynamic program that encompasses exceptional clinical care, clinical research and basic science research. In addition to active research into the fundamental biology of ALS, the effort to find effective treatments continues.

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Published on : 02 Jul 2008

Let’s get musical: Behind the scenes, behind the songs, behind the mind

Come tour BRAMS cutting-edge laboratory for background on international conference, Neurosciences and Music III: Disorders and Plasticity.

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Published on : 19 Jun 2008

CIBC donates $500,000 to the Montreal Neurological Institute for the CIBC Fellowship in Brain Imaging

CIBC is donating $500,000 to the MNI’s “Thinking Ahead” campaign to create the CIBC Fellowship in Brain Imaging. This fellowship gift will facilitate exciting research projects at the MNI over the next five years, like the MNI’s pivotal role as the only Canadian institution in the Autism Centre of Excellence, a US-based multi-institutional study looking for early indicators of autism.

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Published on : 12 Jun 2008

In a neuromusic state of mind - Third international conference examines interactions between music and the brain

The effects of musical experience in young children and the role of music in the rehabilitation of stroke patients will be among the many topics on the agenda as experts from around the world gather in Montreal, Canada, for the international conference The Neurosciences and Music III: Disorders and Plasticity, June 25 to 28.

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Published on : 03 Jun 2008

Finding clues for nerve cell repair

A new study from the MNI at McGill University identifies a key mechanism for the normal development of motor nerve cells - cells that control muscles. This finding is crucial to understanding and treating a range of conditions involving nerve cell loss or damage, from spinal cord injury to neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS.

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Published on : 02 Jun 2008

Hunger hormone: makes food look more attractive

A new imaging study identifies hormone that targets brain regions involved in addiction

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Published on : 06 May 2008

May is Multiple Sclerosis Month – A great time to get the facts about MS

Did you know? Canadians have one of the highest rates of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in the world. MS is the most common neurological disease affecting young adults in Canada, and every day three more people in Canada are diagnosed with MS. MS is most often diagnosed in young adults aged 15 to 40, but it can also affect children -- some as young as two years old.

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Published on : 05 May 2008

Improving quality of life for brain tumour patients

A new neuroimaging study at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University aims to ensure the highest quality of life for patients by assessing their cognitive skills before, during, and after brain tumour surgery.

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Published on : 10 Apr 2008

April is Parkinson's Month - A great time to get the facts about Parkinson's

Did you know that - Approximately 100, 000 Canadians have Parkinson's disease

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Published on : 01 Apr 2008

Chill out with some of the most interesting researchers in Montreal

What's more interactive than attending a lecture and more informative than going to a bar?

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Published on : 12 Feb 2008