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Marking Stroke Month - June 2016

Raising awareness about stroke

 

Every ten minutes, someone in Canada suffers a stroke. Strokes kill 14,000 Canadians each year, making stroke the third leading cause of death in this country.

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) hopes to increase public awareness about the dangers of stroke by marking Stroke Month. People who learn about the causes of stroke can take measures to reduce their chances of having a stroke.

 

What is a stroke?

 

Published: 6Jun2016

New Brain Tumour Trial

The Neuro enrolls Canada’s first patient in a new clin­i­cal trial for the treat­ment of brain tumours.



Published: 9Mar2016

Montreal Light Microscopy Course 2016

15Aug2016
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19Aug2016
Life Sciences Complex 3649 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 0B1, CA

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

 

Join us for the 5-day advanced level course of comprehensive microscopy training at McGill University for MLMC hosted by the Advanced BioImaging Facility (ABIF).

9th Annual Denis Melançon Neuroradiology Conference in Neuroradiology

21Oct201609:00
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18:00
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 University Street, H3A 2B4

The 9th Annual Denis Melançon Neuroradiology Conference in Neuroradiology will take place on October 21, 2016. This annual conference was established to honour Dr.

Dr. Keiko Shikako-Thomas, Assistant Professor at SPOT, awarded a Canada Research Chair (CRC)

Dr. Keiko Shikako-Thomas, Assistant Professor at SPOT, has been awarded a Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Childhood Disability: Participation and Knowledge Translation. Read more in the McGill Reporter

Published: 17Feb2016

SPOT Faculty members Dr. Keiko Shikako-Thomas (PI) and Dr. Stefanie Blain-Moraes (co-PI) awarded a CIHR Planning Grant

SPOT Faculty members Dr. Keiko Shikako-Thomas (PI) and Dr. Stefanie Blain-Moraes (co-PI) have been awarded a CIHR Planning Grant for the project entitled, “Adaptive-Use Music Technology for children with developmental disabilities”.

Published: 17Feb2016

Dr. Marie-Hélène Boudrias, Assistant Professor at SPOT, awarded funding from the Québec Bio-imaging Network (QBIN) / FRQS

Dr. Marie-Hélène Boudrias, Assistant Professor at SPOT, has been awarded funding from the Québec Bio-imaging Network (QBIN) / FRQS – Pilot Project for her project, “Identification of neural substrates underlying neuroplasticity events induced by acute cardiovascular exercise.” The goal of this project is to explore the role of exercise in motor memory consolidation. Dr. Marc Roig is Co-PI.

Published: 17Feb2016

Dr. Isabelle Gagnon, Assistant Professor at SPOT, has been awarded a CIHR Team Grant

Dr. Isabelle Gagnon, Assistant Professor at SPOT, has been awarded a CIHR Team Grant to develop the “Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Research Consortium”. The goal of this new research group is to improve the delivery of health care to Canadians with TBI from coast to coast, and also in a global context, by and with scientists, patients and public health leaders. Dr. Gagnon has also been named Lead on the Trauma Strategic Group, an integral part of REPAR’s Scientific Council / Conseil scientifique.

Published: 17Feb2016

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