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Memory and Alzheimer’s: towards a better comprehension

Research by Dr. Sylvain Williams shows that the flow of activity in the hippocampus, a brain region essential for memory, is actually bidirectional, rather than just unidirectional
Wed, 2014-09-03 13:40

A study just published in the prestigious Nature Neuroscience journal by, Sylvain Williams, PhD, and his team, of the Research Centre of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and McGill University, opens the door towards better understanding of the neural circuitry and dynamic mechanisms controlling memory as well of the role of an essential element of the hippocampus – a sub-region named the subiculum.

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Contact: Florence Meney
Organization: Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: 514 761-6131, ext. 2769
Mobile Phone: 514-835-3236
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À 8 ans, il écrit son premier livre

Wed, 2014-09-03 12:23

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Op-Ed by Dean Paul Allison in Montreal Gazette

Wed, 2014-09-03 09:55

Canadians have a duty to increase access to dental care

September 1st, 2014

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Third International Symposium on Autosomal Recessive Spastic Ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay (ARSACS)

Wed, 2014-11-12 09:00 - Thu, 2014-11-13 17:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre/de Grandpre Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4
Price: Details on website

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Contact: Debbie Rashcovsky
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
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Office Phone: 514-398-6047
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2014 Wilder Penfield Lecture - “Exploring Multidimensional Cinical Space”

Fri, 2014-11-28 16:00 - 17:30
Montreal Neurological Institute : Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4
Price: No cost, registration required

Dr. Stephen Friend will deliver the 2014 Wilder Penfield Lecture entitled “Exploring multidimensional clinical space” at 4:00 pm on November 28, 2014 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro), McGill University. A reception will follow. Dr. Friend is the President, of Sage Bionetworks in Seattle, USA.  

The Penfield Lecture was inaugurated in 1985 to honour Wilder Penfield, pioneering neurosurgeon and founder of the MNI.  

For more information and to register: www.neuroevents.mcgill.ca

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Contact: Debbie Rashcovsky
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
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2014 Gairdner National Program Lecture

Tue, 2014-10-28 13:00 - 15:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4
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Sir Marc Feldmann, 2014 Canada Gairdner International Laureate, Head of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, UK, will deliver his lecture, ANTI-TNF THERAPY: Discovery, present status and what might the future hold? as part of the 2014 Gairdner National Program. Sir Marc Feldmann is being recognized "For the discovery of anti-TNF therapy for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases".

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Contact: Debbie Rashcovsky
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
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Family dinners reduce effects of cyberbullying

McGill study suggests frequent family time protects mental health among adolescent victims of online bullying
Mon, 2014-09-01 16:00

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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Office Phone: 514 398-6754
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Reducing water scarcity possible by 2050

Increased water-recycling and improved irrigation techniques among six strategies identified as key to successfully reducing global water scarcity
Fri, 2014-08-29 10:23

Water scarcity is not a problem just for the developing world. In California, legislators are currently proposing a $7.5 billion emergency water plan to their voters; and U.S. federal officials last year warned residents of Arizona and Nevada that they could face cuts in Colorado River water deliveries in 2016.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201

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Contact: Prof. Thomas Gleeson
Organization: Department of Civil Engineering
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