News - Current Year Archive

May 2018

Pain-induced changes in the brain’s opioid system may explain the limited effectiveness of opioid therapy in chronic pain
31 May (Med e-News)

$1M donation to support autism research powered by open science
31 May (McGill Reporter)

Montreal teen (Maya Mikutra) determined to find answers to Alzheimer's
30 May (Montreal Gazette)

Saccade Analytics first place winner in McGill CLIC and Hakim Family Prize Event (Henrietta Galiana)
25 May (Med e-News)

As harmful as dehydration? (Charles Bourque)
23 May (Med e-News)

New in the Neuro XXceptional Video Series – Jessica Dumoulin, ICU Nurse
18 May (YouTube Video)

Montreal and Quebec honour Brenda Milner
15 May (McGill Reporter)

Neuroscience shows listening to music has kind of the same effect as meditation (Valorie Salimpoor)
12 May (Quartzy)

A Call To Arms To Protect Veterans' Mental Health (Rob Whitley)
12 May (Huffington Post)

Developing the first effective drug for progressive MS (Douglas Arnold)
10 May (Med e-News)

Living with MS – A patient’s story
9 May (Med e-News)

Dr. Claudio Cuello elected as Fellow of the British Academy of Medical Sciences
10 May (McGill Reporter)

The effect of night shifts: gene expression fails to adapt to new sleep patterns (Diane Boivin)
8 May (Med e-News)

A new molecular target identified in depression (Bruno Giros)
7 May (Med e-News)

Preserving your brain might kill you, but it could help you live forever (Michael Hendricks)
7 May (CBC Quirks & Quarks)

Five Common Factors That Foster Recovery From Mental Illness (Rob Whitley)
7  May (Psychology Today blog)

Exercise to change the brain (Marc Roig)
3 May (McGill Reporter)

Early HIV treatment key to avoiding brain atrophy
3 May (Neuro News)


April 2018

Neuro signs agreement with Chinese and Cuban institutes
26 April (McGill Reporter)

Mental Health at McGill
26 April (McGill HR website)

Exercise to change the brain (Marc Roig)
25 April (Med e-News)

World Maternal Mental Health Day
25 April (Med e-News)

#IChooseTheNeuro spotlights new researchers who chose The Neuro
24 April (Neuro website)

In conversation with neuroscientist Dr. Nguyen-Vi Mohamed
17 April (McGill Reporter)

The Neuro marks Parkinson’s Awareness Month
17 April (Med e-News)

Launch of the #IChooseTheNeuro campaign
13 April (Neuro news)

Stuart Trenholm receives HFSPO career development award
4 April (Med e-News)

Can Participatory Video Reduce Mental Illness Stigma? (Rob Whitley)
4 April (Psychology Today)

Brain’s “Brakes” Suppress Unwanted Thoughts  (Taylor Schmitz)
April 2018 (Scientific American)


March 2018

McGill/industry partnerships improve medical imaging analysis technology
29 March (McGill Reporter)

Does the brain get in the way of superhuman feats? (Alex Hutchinson)
28 March (McGill News)

Time for bed: Bad sleep habits start early in school-age children (Reut Gruber)
27 March (McGill Reporter)

How this year’s Gairdner winners are lighting up the brain and deciphering the marks on our genes
27 March (Globe and Mail)

In conversation with neurologist Lesley Fellows
22 March (McGill Reporter)

McGill students to host speech-language pathology event at the Jewish General Hospital
22 March (Med e-News)

In memoriam: Dr. Fiona Key (1946-2018)
22 March (Med e-News)

Cancer probe chosen for top science discovery (Kevin Petrecca & Frédéric Leblond)
19 March (McGill Reporter)

Montreal hosts one of largest brain banks in the world (Naguib Mechawar)
19 March (Ici Radio Canada)

AI can spot signs of Alzheimer’s before your family does (Pedro Rosa-Neto)
19 March (MIT Technology Review)

What magic has taught us about how the brain works (Jay Olson)
18 March (CBC)

The Neuro and Thermo Fisher Scientific Partner to Fight Neurodegenerative Disease
15 March (Med e-News)

New startup wants to preserve your brain — but there's one catch: the process will kill you (Tim Kennedy)
14 March (Montreal Gazette)

Spotlight on neuroscientist Heidi McBride
13 March (McGill Reporter)

Brenda Milner: Infinitely inquisitive
11 March (La Presse)

A little sorcery works its way into the science lab (Jay Olson)
9 March (Montreal Gazette)

Neuro XXceptional celebrates exceptional women
8 March (Neuro News)

Why "bad" does not equal “mad” (Rob Whitley)
7 March (Psychology Today)

Book Review: Freedom and the Cage: Modern Architecture and Psychiatry in Central Europe, 1890–1914 (Annemarie Adams)
March 2018 (JSAH)


February 2018

The onset of Alzheimer’s disease: the importance of family history (Sylvia Villeneuve)
27 February (Med e-News)

The mazes with minds of their own (Mark Brandon)
27 February (Nature)

How we can design the music of our emotions (Stefanie Blain-Moraes)
22 February (Med e-News)

The Neuro joins neuroscience data sharing partnership
20 February (Med e-News)

Products derived from plants offer potential as dual-targeting agents for experimental cerebral malaria (Philippe Gros)
20 February (Med e-News)

Not being aware of memory problems predicts onset of Alzheimer’s disease (Pedro Rosa-Neto and Serge Gauthier)
15 February (Med e-News)

We’re not addicted to smartphones, we’re addicted to social interaction (Samuel Veissière and Moriah Stendel)
15 February (Med e-News)

Stuart Trenholm named 2018 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
15 February (McGill Reporter)

Las Vegas Gunman’s Brain Exam Only Deepens Mystery of His Actions (Hyman Schipper)
9 February (New York Times)

McGill24, A Brilliant Night win big at CASE Awards
8 February (McGill Reporter)

Suicide Prevention Week (Gustavo Turecki)
7 February (Métro)

How mathematical modeling helps decipher the brain’s ‘black box’ (Dr Yasser Iturria-Medina and Dr Alan Evans)
6 February (Med e-News)

A mutation that causes mirrored sensations (Artur Kania & Ronan da Silva)
1 February (Med e-News)


January 2018

Today Is Wilder Penfield’s 127th Birthday. Here’s Why Google Is Honoring Him
26 January (Time)

Alzheimer's: Clinical trial using magnetic pulses in bid to halt disease's progress (Lisa Koski)
25 January (Montreal Gazette)

Canadian brain bank network to advance research on Alzheimer’s diseased (Howard Chertkow, Nahum Sonenberg)
24 January (Med e-News)

Six McGill researchers awarded more than $59M by CFI and Quebec (Sara Ahmed, Abbas F. Sadikot)
19 January (McGill Reporter)

Severe bullying in childhood tied to mental health woes in teens
19 January (Med e-News - CMAJ)

Alzheimer’s disease: neuronal loss very limited
17 January (Med e-News)

Trump’s cognitive test was created by a Lebanese immigrant to Canada, Ziad Nasreddine
17 January (Washington Post)

Being bilingual may help autistic children (Aparna Nadig)
16 January (Med e-News)

Flawed research methods exaggerate the prevalence of depression (Brett Thombs)
16 January (Med e-News)

Progression of Parkinson’s disease follows brain connectivity
12 January (Med e-News)

Not all carriers of defective gene will develop Alzheimer’s disease (Véronique Bohbot)
11 January (Le Devoir)

A Scientist's Gender Can Skew Research Results (Jeffrey Mogil)
10 January (NPR)

McGill researchers contribute to three of 10 ‘discoveries of year’ selected by Quebec Science for 2017
5 January (Med e-News)

Athletes more aware of concussion symptoms, but are still playing through: McGill study (Scott J. Delaney)
5 January (CTV News)

Many McGillians honoured by Governor General with the Order of Canada
4 January (McGill Reporter)

Five New Year Resolutions to Improve your Mental Health (Rob Whitley)
1 January (Psychology Today)