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International effort to tackle progressive MS

A project led by an MNI researcher has been awarded $6.1 million to study progressive multiple sclerosis. Douglas Arnold will lead a team of 16 investigators to pioneer development of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) markers that signal disease progression. Learn more.

CFI provides $1.1M for CBRAIN

McGill University will receive more than $1.1 million for CBRAIN, one of the world’s most advanced computing platforms for brain research, through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) Cyberinfrastructure Initiative. Learn more.

Learn about Alzheimer's disease

In support of World Alzheimer's Day, the Neuro is holding a public event to spread knowledge about the disease and how it affects patients. Experts will be there to provide their knowledge and answer your questions. Learn more.

New Royal Society of Canada Fellow

Congratulations to Dr. Guy Rouleau, Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, for being elected Fellow to the Royal Society of Canada. Election to the Royal Society of Canada is the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the Arts, Humanities and Sciences. Learn more.


Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives

McGill University will launch an ambitious effort to advance understanding of the human brain and ease the burden of neurological and mental-health disorders, thanks to an $84 million grant under the federal government's Canada First Excellence Research Fund. Learn more.

A Brilliant Night: save the date

This year, the second annual A Brilliant Night cocktail dinatoire will be held at Windsor Station to raise money for brain tumour research. Through interactive, immersive technology, guests will be inspired and educated in a sensorial and moving environment. Learn more.


Researchers find new role for cannabinoids in vision

A multidisciplinary team including researchers from the Montreal Neurological Institute has improved our understanding of how cannabinoids, the active agent in marijuana, affect vision in vertebrates. Learn more.

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Gaming camera could aid MS treatment

A Neuro physiatrist worked with a McGill engineering researcher to develop a portable and economical way to assess walking difficulties in MS patients. Learn more.

A cyclotron is a particle accelerator indispensable for PET imaging and opperates under guidelines set out by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC). As per CNSC regulations, we are informing the public that The Neuro is equipped with a cyclotron facility Learn More

Big data science

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital have used a powerful tool to better understand the progression of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (LOAD), identifying its first physiological signs. Learn more.

The Neuro is brain research, patient care and training

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.