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Training your brain using neurofeedback

Mon, 2014-01-20 10:01

A new brain-imaging technique for a true brain workout

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Dentistry Outreach Program on Télé-Québec

Mon, 2014-01-20 09:33

On January 16th, McGill’s Faculty of Dentistry and its outreach program were featured on the show "une pilule, une petite granule" (Télé-Québec) as part of a report on accessibility to oral health care in Quebec. Watch the segment here

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Nahum Sonenberg awarded prestigious Wolf Prize

McGill researcher recognized for pioneering work in biochemistry
Fri, 2014-01-17 16:34

Nahum Sonenberg, a James McGill Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and the Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre at McGill University, is one of eight winners of the prestigious Wolf Prize as announced in Tel Aviv yesterday.

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Contact: Julie Fortier
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6751
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New Program Director for Geriatric Psychiatry: Dr. Jess Friedland

Thu, 2014-01-16 14:32

It is our pleasure to announce Dr. Jess Friedland as the new Program Director for Geriatric Psychiatry.

Dr. Friedland is an Assistant Professor and psychiatrist based at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute. She received her medical degree from the University of Calgary and completed  her psychiatry residency and geriatric psychiatry fellowship at McGill. She has been co-chair of the Psychotherapy Committee since 2011 and is the medical director of the Geriatric Psychiatry External Clinic at the Douglas.

Source Site: /psychiatry

William Feindel (1918-2014)

Wed, 2014-01-15 09:41

William Feindel, O.C., G.O.Q., MDCM, D. Phil

1918 – 2014

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre regret to announce the death of William Feindel, O.C., G.O.Q., MDCM, D. Phil., one of Canada's most distinguished neurosurgeons and The Neuro’s third director.  Dr. Feindel passed away quietly at The Neuro on Sunday night following a brief illness.   Our deepest sympathies go out to Dr. Feindel’s family.

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Neuro research is one of ‘Les 10 découvertes de l’année 2013’

Thu, 2014-01-09 15:22

The BigBrain atlas developed by Dr. Alan Evans and colleagues at The Neuro’s Brain Imaging Centre has been chosen as one of the top 10 discoveries of the year in Quebec Science.

BigBrain: a revolutionary new 3D digital brain atlas

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Stopping tumours in their path

Wed, 2014-01-08 11:16

New study sheds light on most common and deadly form of brain cancer

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Herbert Jasper Lecture

Tue, 2014-05-20 16:00

Speaker: Yang Dan, PhD
Howard Hughes Investigator
Professor of Neurobiology
University of California, Berkeley

Host: Barbara Jones

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George Karpati Lecture

Tue, 2014-05-06 16:00 - 17:30

Speaker: Paul Taylor, MD, PhD
Department of Developmental Neurobiology
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN

Host: Heather Durham

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Two Douglas psychiatrists honoured by the Verdun community

Wed, 2013-11-27 14:02

Mimi Israël, MD, and Serge Beaulieu, MD, PhD received a 2013 “Coup de chapeau verdunois” for their commitment as first-line psychiatrists. The awards were handed out by Roger Cadieux, President of the Forum économique de Verdun, during a recognition ceremony on the evening of November 27.

This award recognizes the involvement of Verdun residents and employees.

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Contact: Marie france Coutu
Organization: The Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2769
Source Site: /psychiatry