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What doesn’t kill you may make you live longer

What is the secret to aging more slowly and living longer? Not antioxidants, apparently.

Published: 8 May 2014

Spotlight on Dr. Brett Thombs

With this issue of the spotlight, we would like to congratulate Dr. Brett Thombs who is the recipient of the 2014 Principal’s Prize for Outstanding Emergent Researchers. This was the inaugural version of the award, which was created to encourage and celebrate McGill’s most outstanding researchers within 10 years of their degrees who have distinguished themselves through exceptional contributions to research in their field. 

Dr. Thombs is a Senior Investigator at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital.

Published: 2 May 2014

May - Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

What’s new at The Neuro

Research: B cell study may lead to treatment options for MS

Published: 30 Apr 2014

Couillard Cabinet:

Published: 23 Apr 2014

Pain curbs sex drive in female mice, but not in males

“Not tonight, dear, I have a headache.” Generally speaking, that line is attributed to the wife in a couple, implying that women’s sexual desire is more affected by pain than men’s.

Published: 22 Apr 2014

Michael Petrides receives Human Frontier Science Program grant

Dr. Michael Petrides is a co-recipient of one of only 24 Program Grants awarded worldwide by the Human Frontier Science Program, an international organization that supports new research in complex biological systems. Dr. Petrides is a researcher at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, as well as Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Psychology at McGill University.

Published: 17 Apr 2014

McGill, a partner for Montreal

Published: 4 Apr 2014