McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

Stopping tumours in their path

Published: 8 January 2014

New study sheds light on most common and deadly form of brain cancer

Medical giants stride pages of new book

Published: 16 December 2013

Images of The Neuro is literary eyewitness to medical history In a new collection of insightful essays and selected photos, one of Canada’s most eminent medical figures, Dr. William Feindel,...

Everything in moderation: excessive nerve cell pruning leads to disease

Published: 8 October 2013

Mechanism meant to maintain efficiency of brain network involved in neurodegenerative disease

Desjardins Group and The Neuro – training the next generation of neuroscientists

Published: 4 September 2013

As part of The Neuro’s Thinking Ahead Campaign, a $240,000 donation from Desjardins Group, the largest financial cooperative group in Canada, to The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital –...

Learning a new language alters brain development

Published: 29 August 2013

Scientists at The Neuro find important time factor in second-language acquisition The age at which children learn a second language can have a significant bearing on the structure of their adult...

Blocking overactive receptor in Alzheimer’s recovers memory loss and more

Published: 17 June 2013

A new study shows that memory pathology in older mice with Alzheimer’s disease can be reversed with treatment. The study by researchers from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The...

June is ALS Awareness Month

Published: 13 June 2013

What is ALS?Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a neurodegenerative disease in which progressive muscle weakness leads to paralysis. ALS is a result of the...

New study explains cognitive ability differences among the elderly

Published: 4 June 2013

Study compares data from hundreds of people in childhood and old age A new study shows compelling evidence that associations between cognitive ability and cortical grey matter in old age can...


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