Élection d’Alan Evans comme membre de la Royal Society

Une reconnaissance pour une vie consacrée à la recherche de premier plan

Alan Evans, chercheur au Neuro, Professeur James McGill de neurologie et de neurochirurgie et co-directeur du Centre Ludmer en neuroinformatique et santé mentale a été élu membre de la Royal Society. Il se joint ainsi à un groupe de scientifiques qui compte un récipiendaire du Nobel et un ancien conseiller médical en chef du Président des États-Unis.

Published: 17 Jun 2024

Two Neuro projects funded by international partnership

Researchers will study how hormones affect brain cancer and the role of neural circuits in social skills

The Paris Brain Institute and the Institut Pasteur have partnered with The Neuro to fund two groundbreaking studies, each receiving more than $440,000. These projects are part of an international collaboration to address future challenges in neuroscience.

Published: 14 Jun 2024

Highlights from HBHL Symposium 2024

Over 300 attendees gathered on May 8 and 9 at the McGill University Centre for the HBHL Symposium 2024—a two-day event showcasing the latest advances in neuroscience and brain health research.

Published: 15 May 2024

$10.6M grant supports innovative autism project

McGill Translational Platform in Autism Research will help uncover the disorders’ neural foundations


A new project at The Neuro, McGill University and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has been awarded $10.6M in financial support as part of the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) Innovation Fund.

Published: 8 Apr 2024

Registration is open for HBHL Symposium 2024!

Registration is open for HBHL Symposium 2024!

Healthy Brains, Healthy Lives (HBHL) will be hosting its sixth annual Symposium on May 8 and 9, 2024. The event will be held at the University Centre (Students’ Society of McGill University Building) and will feature two days of talks, networking opportunities and thoughtful exchange.

Published: 21 Mar 2024

CONNECT Expertise Matchmaking: Cycle winners

Cognitive Neuroscience Knowledge Exchange for Clinical Translation (CONNECT)

HBHL is proud to announce the recipients of the CONNECT Expertise Matchmaking competition. This third cycle was focused on elevating the real-world impact of cognitive neuroscience by promoting interdisciplinary collaboration. In that spirit, HBHL has funded 14 different projects! Read more about them here.

Published: 14 Feb 2024

Making AI a partner in neuroscientific discovery

New paper argues that Large Language Models can reveal breakthroughs humans alone cannot

The past year has seen major advances in Large Language Models (LLMs) such as ChatGPT. The ability of these models to interpret and produce human text sources (and other sequence data) has implications for people in many areas of human activity.

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Published: 9 Feb 2024

HBHL Undergraduate Summer Research Internship

New funding program launching for undergraduate students

Healthy Brains, Healthy Lives (HBHL) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2024 HBHL Undergraduate Summer Research Internship. Created in collaboration between HBHL and the HBHL Trainee Committee, this opportunity aims to include students at all levels in brain health research, providing McGill und

Published: 7 Feb 2024

A neurological disease paradigm shift

Researchers propose a new model for classifying Parkinson’s


One of the things that makes developing effective treatments for Parkinson’s disease so challenging is its complexity. While some forms are caused by genetics, others have environmental factors, and patients can show a wide range of symptoms of varying severity. Diagnosis of Parkinson’s is also currently made very late, after the disease may have been in the brain for a decade or more.

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Published: 23 Jan 2024

AMH Initiative: Decoding the effects of early life adversity on mental health

While it is commonly understood that a difficult childhood can lead to mental health issues, research has now exposed deeper, more troubling impacts of early life adversity: that these experiences can reshape the brain and body at a cellular level. Physiological effects like these are at the core of the McGill-Douglas-Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry International Collaborative Initiative in Adversity and Mental Health (AMH Initiative).

Published: 11 Jan 2024

Get ready for the 10th (and final) HBHL Fellowships Competition

Registration for the 10th and final HBHL Graduate Student Fellowships Program is now open!

Since 2017, HBHL has awarded over $6.7M to fund 321 Fellowships across nine competitions. The HBHL Graduate Student Fellowships Program seeks to attract, train and retain top graduate students from diverse disciplines and around the world to participate in interdisciplinary research training opportunities in brain and mental health research, knowledge translation/mobilization and innovation.

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Published: 9 Jan 2024
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