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Dr. Gustavo Turecki honoured by Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
22 Oct (McGill Reporter)

Researchers awarded $2.7M to study loneliness and Alzheimer’s
15 Oct (McGill Reporter)

This hidden disorder affects up to 10% of children, yet most don’t know what it is (Elin Thordardottir)
14 Oct (Health e-News)

Discovery of a new key player in long-term memory
8 Oct (Health e-News)

Dr. Nada Jabado recognized by UBC
8 Oct (Health e-News)

MNI research associate wins prestigious BBRF Young Investigator Grant
24 Sept (McGill Reporter)

McGill researchers part of international team awarded NIH grant to study causes and predictors of emerging psychosis
23 Sept (Health e-News)

$12.5 million awarded to Montreal team to study Parkinson’s Disease
21 Sept (McGill Reporter)

Encouraging leisure activities for persons living with dementia
17 Sept (McGill What's New)

Gene targeting helps overcome the resistance of brain cancer to therapy
18 Aug (Med e-News)

The World Brain Death Project: New publication offers significant and unprecedented consensus on the question of when brain death occurs
10 Aug (Med e-News)

Findings of Alzheimer’s study could lead to development of pre-clinical therapeutics
7 Aug (McGill Reporter)

Relève étoile Jacques-Genest June 2020
29 July (Med e-News)

McGill duo receives Brain Star Award
23 July (can-acn.org)

Happy 102nd Birthday Brenda Milner!
16 July (Med e-News)

Protein may play lesser role in Alzheimer’s disease onset risk than thought
15 July (Med e-News)

Sodium found to regulate the biological clock of mice
14 July (Med e-News)

Deconstructing glioblastoma complexity reveals its pattern of development
8 July (Med e-News)

Charles Bourque named President of the Canadian Association for Neuroscience
7 July (Med e-News)



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Healthy Brains Healthy Lives International Partnerships Program Launched

With a total funding envelope of $1.65 million, the new HBHL International Partnerships Program supports large-scale, multi-year projects that build and advance partnerships with leading institutions.

Learn about the HBHL 2020 Graduate Student Fellowships Program.

Congratulations to our 2019 Brain@McGill Undergraduate Essay Competition Winners!


First prize: Connie H. Li
Imaging Purkinje cell axonal torpedoes
Second prize: Anthony Chen
Discovery of Cognitive State Trajectories in Alzheimer’s Disease
Third prize: Hanna Davies
Optogenetic stimulation of the netrin-1 DCC receptor in HEK293T cells

Read the winning essays here

Congratulations to our 2019 Brain@McGill Best PhD Thesis in Neuroscience Winners!

Carolina Makowsi and Lauren Reynolds tie for the 2019 Best PhD Thesis in Neuroscience.

Congratulations to our 2019 Osler Award Recipient!

Raihaan Patel is this year's recipient of the Osler Travel Award supporting travel to Oxford to participate in a collaborative neuroscience research project.

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