Faculty

HEADS UP Concussion Event

27Jan201717:00
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An all-star lineup of experts in the fields of sports and neurology will share a stage on Jan. 27 to discuss concussions, a serious injury that has only recently been getting the attention it deserves.

Data Science suggests that Shakespeare may have had a famous co-author on three of his plays

The title page of the new Oxford edition of Shakespeare's three Henry VI plays will, for the first time ever, include the words "by William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe". Most people have heard of Shakespeare's hunchback king Richard III.

Published: 1Nov2016

Researchers identify gene associated with intracranial aneurysm in French-Canadian population

Scientists have identified a gene in the French-Canadian population that predisposes them to the development of intracranial aneurysm (IA), a potentially life threatening neurological condition that is responsible for approximately 500,000 deaths worldwide per year, half of which occur in people less than 50 years of age.

Using genetic analysis, the team of researchers found rare variations of one gene, RNF213, that appeared more frequently in IA patients than in the control group. Both patients and the control group came from French-Canadian families.

Published: 31Oct2016

Documentaire "Société de performance"

Dr. Lila Amirali parle de l'axiété et de ce qui peut engendrer une phobie scolaire chez les enfants en documentaire, "Société de Performance".

Pour regarder, visitez: http://fautenparler.telequebec.tv/emissions/societe-performance 

Published: 27Oct2016

Dr. Peter Roper awarded rank of Knight in the National order of the Legion of Honour

Dr. Peter Roper has been awarded the rank of Knight in the National Order of the Legion of Honour.

The National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur) is the highest French order of distinction established by Napoleon Bonaparte in May 1802. 

Congratulations!

Published: 26Oct2016

BioConnect Montréal

18Nov201609:30
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New Residence Hall 3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC, H2X 3P8, CA


From Bench to Bedside

Essential tremor sufferers needed for groundbreaking study

You probably know someone who has it. It is the most common movement disorder, yet most people don’t even know its name.

Essential tremor affects nearly one per cent of the world’s population, increasing to four per cent of those over 40. The involuntary shaking of hands is the most common symptom, but symptoms can also include shaking of the head and legs.

Published: 21Oct2016

Dr. Gustavo Turecki awarded Le prix Acfas Léo-Pariseau 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Gustavo Turecki on being awarded Le prix Acfas Léo-Pariseau 2016

Click here for more details.

Published: 19Oct2016

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