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Enough of hockey nightmare in Canada

Article by Henry Mintzberg, Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies. Huffington Post

Published: 9May2016

Gene mutations shown to cause form of HSP

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (MNI) have identified novel gene mutations that cause hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP), a step forward in efforts to treat this debilitating disease.

It is estimated that between two and 10 people per 100,000 in the general population have HSP, a disease characterized by weakness or spasticity in the lower limbs. HSP is caused by mutations inherited from one or both parents.

Published: 9May2016

Podcasts: Innovations in global health care

By the McGill Media Relations Office

The Simnovate Podcasts

Published: 5May2016

Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis

McGill University Health Centre

New study reinforces importance of implementing screening in Quebec

Published: 4May2016

McGill University joins Global University Leaders Forum

The Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, Prof. Suzanne Fortier, has been invited to join the Global University Leaders Forum (GULF). This forum acts as an intellectual community within the World Economic Forum to advise its leadership on matters relating to higher education and research, and also serves as a resource for the Forum’s members and constituents.

Published: 4May2016

The Wounded Brain Healed: On Sale Now

''The Wounded Brain Healed - The Golden Age of the Montreal Neurological Institute, 1934-1984" by William Feindel and Richard Leblanc is now available for purchase from McGill-Queen's University Press.

Published: 3May2016

BLG Awards set to honour top CIS athletes

Melodie Daoust is a nominee for hockey and a physical education major. Montreal Gazette

Published: 2May2016

Malia Obama rebels, sort of, by choosing Harvard

“The challenge of being a first child is to be normal within the context of all the scrutiny, and the challenge of everybody around them is to pretend like they’re normal and nothing’s out of the ordinary, which puts an enormous amount of stress on both the kid and the school.” Gil Troy, presidential historian The New York Times

Published: 2May2016

Expert: Health Care Accessory Fees (Quebec)

The Quebec government has the intention to prohibit all accessory fees in health care. (La Presse)

Published: 2May2016

May 2016 - Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

May 2016 - Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

 

Multiple sclerosis treatment and research has long been a focus at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, known simply as The Neuro, an illustrious member of McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre. Indeed, The Neuro introduced Canada’s first MS clinic. The clinic’s highly specialized staff employs the latest research data and treatment methods in a clinical atmosphere of innovation and progress.

Published: 2May2016

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