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HEADS UP On The Concussion Issue to raise awareness of head injury

Published: 11Jan2017

An all-star lineup of experts in the fields of sports and neurology will share a stage on Jan. 27 to discuss concussions, a serious injury that has only recently been getting the attention it...

Lack of joy from music linked to brain disconnection

Published: 4Jan2017

Have you ever met someone who just wasn’t into music? They may have a condition called specific musical anhedonia, which affects three-to-five per cent of the population....

Breakthrough in MS treatment

Published: 22Dec2016

Drug shown to reduce new attacks/symptom progression in some patients...

The Neuro holds annual Reitman Holiday Luncheon

Published: 9Dec2016

Each December for over 60 years, the Reitman family has invited all members of The Neuro to a splendid luncheon that has become an enjoyable annual tradition. This gathering shows a wonderful...

How HIV affects the brain

Published: 1Dec2016

Study tracks patients to better understand effects and possible treatments...

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...

Major ALS Research Funding Announced

Published: 23Nov2016

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

Olfactory perception influenced by background and semantic information

Published: 21Nov2016

When two people smell the same thing, they can have remarkably different reactions, depending on their cultural background. Researchers at the Neuro have found that even when two cultures share the...

The Neuro Celebrates #GivingTuesday on November 29

Published: 8Nov2016

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving, created to counteract the consumerism-based Black Friday and Cyber Monday....

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