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Dr. Laurence Roy's project approved for funding from CIHR

Dr. Laurence Roy has received great news from the CIHR: her project on housing and risk of homelessness among new mental health service users has been approved for funding in the last round of Operating Grants from CIHR. It's a big multi-site project, and we are all looking forward to this initiative!

Published: 3Aug2015

Dr. Marie-Hélène Boudrias awarded Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQNT)

Dr. Marie-Hélène Boudrias has been awarded a Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQNT) - Team Research Grant. Her project is to develop methodologies to assess functional links from neuro-imaging data and applications to human motor control.

Published: 3Aug2015

Dr. Isabelle Gagnon - Canal Savoir episode

Dr. Isabelle Gagnon is featured in a Canal Savoir episode. In her episode, Isabelle discusses the advantages that the REPAR network provides to researchers in rehabilitation in Québec. Follow this link for the episode.

Published: 3Aug2015

Dr. Melissa Park’s research team members interview on Radio Moon about CIHR-funded projects

Two members of Dr. Melissa Park’s research team (Orly Estein and Sarah Sandham) did an interview on Radio Moon about their CIHR-funded projects. Radio Moon is a program on McGill’s CKUT campus radio station and is a project of Forward House, dedicated to people living with mental health issues.

Published: 3Aug2015

Prof. Marie-Ève Bolduc won Best Poster 8th Annual Canadian Society of Hand Therapists’ conference

Prof. Marie-Ève Bolduc won Best Poster at the 8th Annual Canadian Society of Hand Therapists’ conference, for the submission, “Flow diagram to guide the assessment and identification of ROM restriction determinants.” Collaborating with Marie-Ève were Prof. Nancy Forget and Dr. Bernadette Nedelec.

Published: 3Aug2015

Dr. Isabelle Gélinas awarded 2016 Muriel Driver Memorial Award

Dr. Isabelle Gélinas has been awarded the 2016 Muriel Driver Memorial Lectureship Award from the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT). This award was established by the CAOT to honor one who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession through education, research and professional practice. Isabelle will be giving her Lecture at the 2016 CAOT Conference, scheduled for Spring 2016 in Banff.

Published: 3Aug2015

Homecoming 2015

Hosmer House 3630 Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y5, CA

Alumni, graduates, faculty and staff are invited to McGill's School of Physical & Occupational Therapy for the Director's Wine & Cheese Reception on Friday of McGill's Homecoming weekend (October 23).

Dr. Nancy Mayo - People Behind the Science

Dr. Nancy Mayo’s “People Behind the Science” podcast,  Episode #285, Serving Those with Disability Through Health Services and Outcomes Research (July 17 2015) has been published! Hear it on iTunes or on the People Behind the Science website.

Published: 31Jul2015

Neuro awarded over $15 M in CIHR funding

Researchers get inaugural Foundation grants for high-impact, long-term programs

Researchers from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University have been awarded over $15 million in grants in the latest round of funding by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The grants are part of over $600 million in national funding, announced July 28 by Minister of Health Rona Ambrose.

Published: 28Jul2015

Practice doesn’t always make perfect (depending on your brain)

Study fuels nature versus nurture debate

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? New research on the brain’s capacity to learn suggests there’s more to it than the adage that “practise makes perfect.” A music-training study by scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and colleagues in Germany found evidence to distinguish the parts of the brain that account for individual talent from the parts that are activated through training.

Published: 28Jul2015