The Neuro is brain research, patient care and training

MNI scientists discover a new mechanism driving spread of cancer

Video - watch how Rab13 is activated at the leading edge of migrating cells

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Image credit: Journal of Cell Biology

Run, walk or roll to support The Neuro!

On Sunday, April 26, 2015, The Neuro will participate in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge!

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Revolutionary new probe zooms in on cancer cells

Developed at The Neuro and Polytechnique Montréal, the technology improves tumour surgeries and extends survival times for brain cancer patients.

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Smoking thins the cortex

A study by an international team including the Montreal Neurological Institute, shows new evidence that long-term smoking causes thinning of the brain’s cortex.

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Image Credit: Molecular Psychiatry, S Karama, IJ Deary et al.

Neuro Portrait at Fairview Pointe Claire, February 16 to March 1.

A unique photo exhibit that explores neuroscience through the lens of 12 of Quebec’s most talented photographers and artists. Thanks to our exhbit sponsors: Cadillac Fairview, Déménagement La Capitale, and Toshiba.

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30 years of Neuroimaging

at the MNI's McConnell Brain Imaging Centre

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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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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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4 Faculty positions available

Be a part of the future - join our team!

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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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‘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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The Neuro

Same quality care, same location.

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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.