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Centre for Research in Neuroscience

A vibrant research centre at the forefront of discovery

McGill CRN has a strong tradition and continued excellence in neuroscience research.

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Research groups

Performing innovative and important research in basic and clinical neuroscience.

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Neuroscience education & training

Providing excellent opportunities for students and postdoctoral researchers.

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Seminars and events

We host weekly Seminar Series throughout the academic year, with talks by international and local experts.

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Funding the future

CRN research is supported by grants from international, national, provincial and local agencies.

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The cutting edge of research

See our latest achievements in high-impact research papers, success in funding, and accomplishments of our trainees.

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Welcome to the McGill Centre for Research in Neuroscience!

We are a vibrant and multidisciplinary research centre located at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

The research conducted by our highly interactive research groups has led to major advances in basic and medical neurosciences.

The CRN provides training to students toward an MSc or PhD, and to postdoctoral researchers and MDs for careers in research.


Recent CRN News

  • CRN investigator Dr. Samuel David is the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Barbara Turnbull Award for Spinal Cord Research, for his outstanding contribution to the advancement of world leading spinal cord research conducted in Canada. See also the MUHC press release.
  • Congratulations to Cristian Zaelzer and members of the Bourque lab for their recent work published in Cell Reports identifying the structure of a key protein in the brain that is involved in body hydration and that could control temperature. ΔN-TRPV1: A Molecular Co-detector of Body Temperature and Osmotic Stress. Cell Reports. October 6, 2015. See also press releases from the MUHC.

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