The Neuro is brain research, patient care and training

Celebrating Nursing Excellence

The annual Neuroscience Nursing Awards of Excellence ceremony on May 12 celebrated the dedication, spirit, determination, strength, compassion and innovation of our nurses.

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Bilingualism and the Brain

Learn more about the public lecture and 2-day international symposium at The Neuro May 28 - 29, 2015

May - Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

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Thank you for running, walking and rolling for The Neuro!

On April 26, The Neuro participated in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge for the first time - with amazing results. 61 participants have so far raised over $23 000, surpassing our fundraising goal! 

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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Des chercheurs de l’INM découvrent un nouveau mécanisme à l’origine de la prolifération du cancer

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Image credit: Journal of Cell Biology

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.

Brenda Milner among MNI scientists honored at Bravo. Pictured here with Chancellor Michael Meighen and Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier.

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Image credit: Owen Egan

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MNI scientists finding a new test for concussions in children

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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.