The Neuro is brain research, patient care and training

NeurExcellence, recognizing outstanding individuals and groups and reminding us that the success of The Neuro is built through the combined efforts of the entire Neuro community.

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New study maps the progression of Parkinson’s disease within the brain

Scientists shed light on the mechanism that could be driving the spread of Parkinson’s along neuronal highways.

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Tell us your Story !

Each week, we post a patient’s story on The Neuro's website for all to read. We hope that these shared moments will help you find courage in times of need and will inspire you to share your story with us today.

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Thank you to everyone who  joined us at The Neuro's Staff Appreciation Day!

Alan Evans inducted into the Royal Society of Canada

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Breakthrough in "marriage-broker" protein

Discovery provides new tool for understanding and treating neurodegenerative diseases

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Practice doesn’t always make perfect (depending on your brain)
New study from The Neuro fuels nature versus nurture debate

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Earlier this summer Dr. Brenda Milner was awarded an honorary degree from Rockefeller University.

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A Brilliant Night: fundraising gala for brain tumour research

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How your brain is telling you to vote 

Neuro researchers pinpoint a brain area that influences electoral decisions

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The Neuro News is a monthly newsletter highlighting activities at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital.

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Using patients’ own cells to accelerate research into neurological disease

$1 M gift from Mr. J. Sebastian van Berkom launches translational research into neurological disease

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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.