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Good words: Stigma, Mental Illness and Employment- A short film written by Rob Whitley

Dr. Rob Whitley recently wrote a short and poignant film tracing the story of Elizabeth, a gifted and highly qualified candidate attending a job interview. All appears to be going swimmingly, until the conversation turns towards the subject of mental illness. While this film is a work of fiction, research indicates that it represents a reality played out daily.

The film can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJ5Wx_LhGUc

Published: 12Jan2015

10th Annual JGH Department of Psychiatry Research Day- "Using and Abusing the Body: Social Contagion in Youth"

20Mar201508:30
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Jewish General Hospital ICFP Amphitheatre, 3755 Cote St. Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, H3T 1E2, CA

Please view the attached file for full details.

To register, please visit www.jgh.ca/en/Research_Day_Registration.

For more information, please contact the following:

Dr. Serge Gauthier appointed to the Order of Canada.

Dr. Serge Gauthier, M.D., FRCPC, an eminent researcher in Alzheimer’s disease, has been appointed to the Order of Canada by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.  To read more, click here.

You can also watch his interview about his research on CTV here.

Published: 8Jan2015

Québec Science top 10 discoveries: A molecule in depression

Dr. Gustavo Turecki and Dr. Juan Pablo Lopez from The Douglas Mental Health University Institute speak about the identification of a molecule that predicts treatment response for depressed patients.

To watch, please click here.

Published: 8Jan2015

Neuro Epilepsy Day

16Apr2015
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 University Street, H3A 2B4

The 2nd Neuro Epilepsy day will take place on April 16, 2015 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital.  The day will include research presentations, a poster session, a mini symposium on Consciousness and the Pierre Gloor Lecture entitl

Appointment of Dr. Gustavo Turecki as Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at McGill

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Dr. Gustavo Turecki as Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, effective March 1, 2015. Dr. Turecki succeeds Dr. Mimi Israël, who led the department with great distinction since 2007. We take this opportunity to offer our sincere thanks to Dr. Israël for her outstanding leadership throughout her term, and we wish her continued success.

Published: 5Jan2015

The Hughlings Jackson Lecture - Cortical Synaptic Plasticity: From Amblyopia to Autism

27Apr201516:00
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Montreal Neurological Institute Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA

The Hughlings Jackson Lecture is the Neuro’s premier scientific lecture and will take place this year on April 27 at 4:00 pm at the Neuro. The lecture entitled "Cortical Synaptic Plasticity: From Amblyopia to Autism" will be delivered by Mark F.

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