The Neuro is brain research, patient care and training

Brain’s internal ‘calorie counter’

Choosing what you eat is not simply a matter of taste, conclude scientists in a new study at the Montreal Neurological Institute. As you glance over a menu or peruse the shelves in a supermarket, your brain is making decisions based more on a food’s caloric content.

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‘Lost’ languages in the brain

An infant’s mother tongue creates neural patterns that the brain retains even if the child totally stops using the language, according to a study by scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and McGill University’s Department of Psychology.

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Alan Evans, Margolese National Brain Disorders Prize

Dr. Alan Evans at the Montreal Neurological Institute who has helped map the human brain, has been awarded the Margolese National Brain Disorders Prize.

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Gift boosts mental health research

Thanks to a gift of $2.9M from the Irving Ludmer Family Foundation, hope is on the horizon to understand why some children are vulnerable to conditions like autism, attention deficit disorder and social anxiety.

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Brenda Milner wins Norwegian Kavli Prize

Dr. Brenda Milner, memory pioneer and active researcher at the age of 96 at the Montreal Neurological Institute, is a recipient of The 2014 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience.

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Unique exhibit explores the brain

Neuro Portrait is a unique photo exhibit that dives into the human brain and explores neuroscience at The Neuro through the lens of twelve of Quebec’s most talented and inventive photographers and artists.

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Celebrating the Holiday Season with Tradition

Special guests McGill Principal Suzanne Fortier and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau join the Reitman family and Dr. Guy Rouleau in serving lunch to Neuro staff at the 67th Annual Reitman Lunch on December 12.

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2014 Royal Society of Canada

McGill Fellows (MNI's Peter McPherson, second from the right) and Prize Winner with Principal Suzanne Fortier at a reception on December 1, 2014.

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The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, is a world-leading destination for brain research and advanced patient care. Since its founding in 1934 by renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Wilder Penfield, The Neuro has grown to be the largest specialized neuroscience research and clinical centre in Canada, and one of the largest in the world. The seamless integration of research, patient care, and training of the world’s top minds make The Neuro uniquely positioned to have a significant impact on the understanding and treatment of nervous system disorders.