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Harnessing the butterfly effect

The atmosphere is so unstable that a butterfly flapping its wings can, famously, change the course of weather patterns. The celebrated “butterfly effect” also means that the reliability of weather forecasts drops sharply beyond 10 days.

Published: 18Aug2015

McGill students awarded largest Canadian scholarships

Ontario high school students Alexander Deans and Aditya Mohan have been named McGill University’s most recent recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships.

Published: 18Aug2015

Stones and Beer Bike Tour

20Sep201516:00
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Redpath Museum Front steps, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

An exciting bike trip exploring local history, architecture, secret spots and building stones.

2015 Quebec-France MS ALS Meeting

15Oct201508:45
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16Oct201517:00
Montreal Neurological Institute Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA

The 3rd Biogen Idec-sponsored meeting of MS and ALS researchers in Quebec and Montpellier France will be held at the Neuro on October 15 and 16, 2015.   This meeting is co-organized by the Neuro and William Camu, Montpelier (France).

Denis Melançon Neuroradiology Conference

1Oct201509:00
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Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 University Street, H3A 2B4

The 8th Annual Denis Melançon Neuroradiology Conference in Neuroradiology will take place on October 1, 2015. This annual conference was established to honour Dr.

BRAMS: The Next Ten Years

23Oct201509:00
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24Oct201517:00
Montreal Neurological Institute Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA

Tenth anniversary symposium of the international laboratory for Brain, Music, and Sound Research

Rosey's Skulls @ Redpath Museum

13Aug201510:30
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31Dec201510:30
Redpath Museum In Entrance Hall until December 2015, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

   Rosey Peterson grew up in rural New Brunswick, where the forests were her playground. She would spend hours hunting for treasures in the woods, often bringing them home for her mother, Linda. She loved to find bones.

Gestational diabetes: A diabetes predictor in fathers

In a large study analyzing 20 years of data from Quebec, a team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has demonstrated that gestational diabetes signals future diabetes risk not only in mothers, but also in fathers. The study was recently published in Diabetes Care.

Published: 13Aug2015

Breakthrough in "marriage-broker" protein

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, have made a breakthrough in understanding an important protein that appears to act as a kind of cellular “marriage broker.” The protein called Netrin1 brings cells together and maintains their healthy relationships. Netrin1 plays an essential role in the growth of the human organism, directing cell migration and the formation of cell circuits both at the embryo stage and after birth.

Published: 12Aug2015

Breakthrough in "marriage-broker" protein

Discovery provides new tool for understanding and treating neurodegenerative diseases

Published: 12Aug2015

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