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Collaborating with the City of Westmount to educate citizens on the reality of dementia
17 May (Med e-News)

AI key to finding MS biomarkers (Doug Arnold)
15 May (Med e-News)

Patients at The Neuro benefit from clinical trials (Kevin Petrecca)
14 May (Med e-News)

The challenge of neuro nursing
14 May (Med e-News)

Widespread off-label use of epilepsy medications could put some patients at risk (Emily G. McDonald)
10 May (Med e-News)

A step toward better understanding brain anatomy of autism spectrum disorder (Mallar Chakravarty)
8 May (Med e-News)

Meet the brains behind McGill’s mind-controlled wheelchair
7 May 2019 (McGill Reporter)

70 years of MS care
1 May (Med e-News)

The unanticipated early origins of childhood brain cancer (Nada Jabado)
1 May (Med e-News)



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Announcing the Zurich ZNZ Travel Fellowship

The Zurich Neuroscience Travel Fellowship (valued to a maximum CHF 6’000) provides support for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from Brain@McGill or Oxford Neuroscience to travel to Zurich in order to undertake neuroscientific research to advance their scientific expertise.  Application Details

Announcing the 2019 Brain@McGill Prize for Neuroscience Undergraduate Research

Deadline: June 1st, 2019

The award recognizes the most outstanding neuroscience essay by an undergraduate student at McGill on research completed by him/her on campus, or an affiliated center, as part of a credited research course. More information

Research Partnership Funding Opportunity - The University of Edinburgh and McGill University

We are pleased to announce a new joint funding opportunity in Neuroscience between The University of Edinburgh and McGill University. Thanks to this new initiative, support will be available for collaborative research projects in the areas of (i) autism/neurodevelopmental disorders, (ii) neurodegenerative disorders, and (iii) intellectual disabilities (this area will require studies using human induced pluripotent stem cells).

Application Deadline: May 15, 2019

Please refer to the  Announcement, Application Form & Call for Expression of Interest for further information.

Apply for the Zavalkoff Award (for McGill postdocs / graduate students to travel to Tel Aviv University):

Read more about the Zavalkoff Award  (Open Call)

The Oxford - Brain @McGill - ZNZ Partnership in the Neurosciences

Training opportunities for McGill students/postdoctoral fellows to visit ZNZ

Funding to support students travelling to McGill from ZNZ or Oxford:

Laszlo and Etelka Kollar Brain@McGill Graduate/Postdoctoral Travel Award
(Open Call)