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Brains are more plastic than we thought

Published: 19Jul2017

Researchers train brains to use different regions for same task...

Detecting long-term concussion in athletes

Published: 12Jul2017

Researchers develop method that could one day be used in brain trauma lawsuits...

The Neuro to create world’s first ALS Phase 1 clinical trial unit

Published: 3Jul2017

The Tenaquip Foundation donation will allow for faster drug development, better care for ALS patients...

ALS – Fostering awareness of a devastating disease

Published: 2Jun2017

ALS takes away the patient’s motor functions one at a time, and the progress of finding effective drugs to counter its insidious effects has been slow. June is ALS Month, a good time to update the...

June is Stroke Month

Published: 1Jun2017

The Neuro is an important centre for stroke care in Montreal...

Our graduate student Jade Lasiste was awarded at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2017 in Baltimo

Published: 19May2017

Congratulations to our graduate student Dr. Jade Lasiste from Dr. Miguel Burnier’s lab in the Department of Pathology at the McGill University.  As part of the Closing Keynote Jade was awarded the ...

Turning skin cells into brain cells

Published: 16May2017

Microglia, critical to Alzheimer’s research, can now be produced artificially...

Opinion: Quebec should screen newborns for cystic fibrosis by Dr. Larry Lands in Montreal Gazette

Published: 10May2017

Half of all CF patients in Canada do not live to see the age of 34, and these are the best results in the world. Treatment is complex, requiring a daily routine that includes consuming many pills...

MS Awareness Month 2017

Published: 1May2017

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) is home to Canada’s first multiple sclerosis (MS) clinic, and MS research and treatment has been a major focus at The Neuro for many...

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