epilepsy

2017 Neuro Epilepsy Day

6Apr2017

The 2017 Annual MNI Epilepsy day will take place on April 6, 2017 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital.  The day will include research presentations, a poster session, a mini...

Neuro Epilepsy Day

16Apr2015

The 2nd Neuro Epilepsy day will take place on April 16, 2015 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital.  The day will include research presentations, a poster session, a mini symposium on...

International study yields important clues to the genetics of epilepsy

Published: 16Jun2014

An international team of researchers has discovered a significant genetic component of Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy (IGE), the most common form of epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder...

Purple Day March 26 - A World Day for Epilepsy Awareness

Published: 26Mar2014

The Neuro has been at the forefront of epilepsy treatment and research for over half a century. The “Montreal Procedure” developed by Dr. Wilder Penfield and colleagues revolutionized the surgical...

Training your brain using neurofeedback

Published: 20Jan2014

A new brain-imaging technique for a true brain workout

William Feindel (1918-2014)

Published: 15Jan2014

William Feindel, O.C., G.O.Q., MDCM, D. Phil 1918 – 2014 The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre regret to announce the death...

What’s new in epilepsy research at The Neuro

Published: 7Mar2013

March - National Epilepsy Awareness Month The Neuro has been at the forefront of epilepsy treatment and research for over half a century. The development of “The Montreal Procedure” by Dr....

Attack! Silent watchmen charge to defend the nervous system

Published: 15Oct2012

In many pathologies of the nervous system, there is a common event - cells called microglia are activated from surveillant watchmen into fighters.  Microglia are the immune cells of the nervous...

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