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Epileptic encephalopathy linked to protein trafficking gene

Published: 28Nov2016

Researchers have linked a debilitating neurological disease in children to mutations in a gene that regulates neuronal development through control of protein movement within neuronal cells.

MNI researchers receive funding to study ARSACS

Published: 24Nov2016

Two researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (MNI) of McGill University have received funding to study a devastating neurodegenerative disease that first appears in toddlers...

Who’s top monkey? How social status affects immune health

Published: 24Nov2016

“There's really a lot of plasticity in the way the cells are responding to infection that is directly controlled by social status,” says study co-author Luis Barreiro of McGill University....

Major ALS Research Funding Announced

Published: 24Nov2016

By Shawn Hayward, Montreal Neurological Institute...

Major ALS Research Funding Announced

Published: 23Nov2016

MNI scientists will study stem cells, genetic mutations to develop new treatments...

Opinion: Canada's private dental care system fails the most vulnerable

Published: 23Nov2016

Op-Ed by Paul Allison, dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at McGill University and president of the Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry. He will be speaking on this topic, along with a...

Why are 7 Million Canadians at greater risk of chronic disease?

Published: 23Nov2016

There is a growing body of evidence linking dental diseases to general health conditions, such as diabetes and pneumonia, and the barriers facing the estimated seven million Canadians who are...

Newly created Jean Béliveau Award recognizes achievements and community leadership of McGill athletes

Published: 23Nov2016

A new athletic financial award -- known as the Jean Béliveau Award -- has been established at McGill University to recognize outstanding student-athletes and honour the memory of the legendary...

Prof. Claudia Mitchell receives SSHRC’s top research honour

Published: 22Nov2016

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) today awarded its 2016 Gold Medal to Prof. Claudia Mitchell of McGill’s Department of Integrated Studies in Education, in...

Part of your ear is hundreds of millions of years old

Published: 22Nov2016

The brain then sends signals to eyes and muscles to help us move around and orient ourselves without falling over. But a new study by Dr. Kathleen Cullen, who did her research at McGill University...

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