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MNI Killam Seminar: Dopamine Neurons, Synapses and Susceptibility in Parkinson's Disease

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Speaker: Paul Bolam Department of Pharmacology MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology unit Oxford, UKMontreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, 3801 University Street, CA/channels-contributeCategory:...

What happens after the ALS ice bucket challenge?

Published: 19Sep2014

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a devastating fatal disease of the nervous system that kills two to five Canadians every day. On September 19th and...

Alan Evans awarded major brain disorders prize

Published: 21Aug2014

Dr. Alan Evans, a pioneering scientist who has helped map the human brain, has been awarded the Margolese National Brain Disorders Prize by the University of British Columbia. Dr. Evans is a...

Scientists find important piece in the brain tumour puzzle

Published: 4Jul2014

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University and McGill University Health Centre have shown that a member of the protein family known as SUMO (small ubiquitin...

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...

Brenda Milner awarded prestigious Kavli Prize in Neuroscience

Published: 29May2014

Dr. Brenda Milner, an active researcher at the age of 95 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, McGill University, is a recipient of The 2014 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience.

Timing is everything: scientists control rapid re-wiring of brain circuits using patterned visual stimulation

Published: 27May2014

In a new study, published in this week’s issue of the journal Science, researchers show for the first time how the brain re-wires and fine-tunes its connections differently depending on the...

Guy Rouleau awarded major prize

Published: 9May2014

Dr. Guy Rouleau, Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and McGill University Health Centre, is being awarded the Prix d’excellence 2014 by...

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