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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

May is Multiple Sclerosis Month

MS is an unpredictable and often disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord that attacks the myelin covering of nerve cells.

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Published on : 11 May 2010

What would you put in a time capsule?

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.

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Published on : 07 May 2010

The Neuro - Montreal of the Future

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.

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Published on : 23 Apr 2010

Dual approach gives a more accurate picture of the autistic brain

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.

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Published on : 13 Apr 2010

April - Parkinson’s Month

Parkinson’s is a disease that attacks certain nerve cells in the brain which play a role in movement. Approximately 100, 000 Canadians have Parkinson’s disease.

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Published on : 01 Apr 2010

Purple Day for Epilepsy

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.

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Published on : 26 Mar 2010

Getting turned on

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.

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Published on : 17 Mar 2010