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Patients with neuromuscular disease will benefit from new national registry

A new national registry for patients with neuromuscular disease will launch in several Canadian cities tomorrow, June 9th.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2011

David R. Colman: 1949 - 2011

Passed away suddenly on June 1, 2011. Beloved husband of Elizabeth, devoted father to Monica and Miranda, and brother of Carol Colman (Michael Gerber) and uncle to Joshua Gerber.

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Published on : 06 Jun 2011

David R. Colman: 1949 - 2011

Dr. Colman passed away unexpectedly early this morning, June 1, at the Montreal General Hospital.

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Published on : 01 Jun 2011

Prestigious Pearl Meister Greengard Prize to be awarded to pioneering memory researcher Brenda Milner

Dr. Brenda Milner, a pioneer in the field of cognitive neuroscience whose discoveries revolutionized the understanding of memory, will be awarded the 2011 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize from The Rockefeller University.

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Published on : 25 May 2011

Faculty establishes the McGill Centre for Biomedical Innovation and appoints inaugural Director Dr. Phil Barker

It is with great pleasure that we formally announce the establishment of the McGill Centre for Biomedical Innovation (MCBI), to be headed by Dr. Phil Barker as its inaugural Director.

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Published on : 25 May 2011

The Neuro marks May - Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro operates the country’s oldest clinic devoted to MS patients.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2011

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, is designated as a National Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence

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Published on : 31 Mar 2011

Purple day for Epilepsy

The Neuro has been at the forefront of epilepsy treatment and research for over half a century.

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Published on : 25 Mar 2011

Multiple Sclerosis: risk factors in children

Canadians have one of the highest rates of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in the world with approximately 1,000 new cases diagnosed each year.

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Published on : 16 Mar 2011

Astronauts at The Neuro

Learning becomes marveling as the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro reveals the wonders of the human brain to over 200 elementary school students as part of the latest annual edition of Brain Awareness Week, March 14-20.

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Published on : 15 Mar 2011

Teens test their smarts at The Neuro

Thirty-two students from nine Montreal area high schools will assemble at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro at McGill University on February 17 to be quizzed about synapses, axons and other cerebral facts in the international contest known as the Brain Bee.

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Published on : 16 Feb 2011

Musical chills: why they give us thrills

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.

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Published on : 10 Jan 2011

Tony Proudfoot (1949-2010)

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.

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Published on : 31 Dec 2010