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Brenda Milner prepares to mark a century
11 July (Neuro News)

Unique brain “fingerprint” can predict drug effectiveness
10 July (Neuro News)

Pathway of Alzheimer’s degeneration discovered
4 July (Neuro News)

New Insight Into How Autism Might Develop in Human Brain (Carl Ernst)
27 June (Med e-News)

Molecule linked to cancer found to play role in depression (Nahum Sonenberg & Gabriela Gobbi)
26 June (Med e-News)

June winner of the Relève étoile Jacques-Genest award
26 June (Med e-News)

$10-million gift strengthens McGill's commitment to brain research, young researchers and faster results for patients
20 June (McGill News)

IPN students visit Quebec’s north – My voyage to Kuujjuarapik
20 June (Med e-News)

IPN students visit Quebec’s north – Mistissini and Waswanipi
20 June (Med e-News)

Rare mutation of gene carried by Québec family gives insight into how the brain is wired (Cecilia Flores)
19 June (Med e-News)

Genes associated with infantile forms of schizophrenia identified (Boris Chaumette)
19 June (Neuro News)

This former magician uses the power of suggestions to help heal real-life disorders (Jay Olson)
18 June (CBC)

McGill University and GPU.one join forces in push for neuroscience breakthroughs
15 June (Med e-News)

June is ALS Month
14 June (Med e-News)

June is Stroke Awareness Month
14 June (Neuro News)

AIDS and aging focus of research study
13 June (Med e-News)

Is the multi-tasking brain a myth? (Sylvain Baillet)
13 June (Journal de Montréal)

Montreal neurologist says doctors must be better about early detection of ALS (Angela Genge)
12 June (Montreal Gazette)

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month
7 June (Med e-News)

Obituary: Peter Milner, McGill Professor Emeritus
5 June (Montreal Gazette)

Testing theories (Parkinson's Disease) in a new experimental model (Philippe Huot)
June Issue (Parkinson Post)



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High school, cégep, and undergrad students, attend the Brenda Milner Centennial Symposium!

Applications due August 1st

As part of ‘The Brenda Milner Centennial’ Symposium on September 6–7, 2018, The Neuro is hosting a video competition for young students interested in learning about cognitive neuroscience. Students from the greater Montreal area are invited to submit a short video asking an unanswered question they have about the brain. The winners will be invited to attend the Symposium where they will be honored on stage. This is a great opportunity for any students interested in grad school or a career in neuroscience.  Learn more

HBHL Launches the HBHL Neuro-Innovation Fund

HBHL’s Neuro-Innovation Fund aims to close the gap between proof-of-concept research grants, and funding from traditional investors (angels, venture capitalist, institutional investors).

Click here for detailed guidelines and the application package.

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

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)

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

Read more about the Zavalkoff Award  (Open Call)