What happens after the ALS ice bucket challenge?

Published: 19 September 2014

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...

Peter McPherson inducted into the Royal Society of Canada

Published: 10 September 2014

Dr. Peter McPherson, James McGill Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Anatomy and Cell Biology at the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University has been named a Fellow of the...

Killam Seminar: Regulation of CNS Inflammation

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 16:00to17:00

Speaker:Francisco QuintanaCenter for Neurologic DiseasesBrigham and Women's hospitalHarvard Medical School  Host: Amit Bar-Or3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA/channels...

Killam Seminar: An History of Myology, from Erasistratos to Duchenne de Boulogne

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 16:00to17:00

Speaker: Michael Fardeau Professor EmeritusInstitut de Myologie Unite de Morphologie Neuromusculaire Host: Bernard Brais3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA/channels-contributeCategory:...

Killam Seminar: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Neurovascular Coupling

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 16:00to17:00

Speaker: Anna Devor Neurovascular Imaging LaboratoryUniversity of California Host: Edith Hamel3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA/channels-contributeCategory: MNI/Killam Seminar Series

Killam Seminar: Synapse Location During Growth Depend on Glia Location

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 16:00to17:00

Speaker: Daniel Colón-Ramos, PhD  Department of Cell Biology Yale University School of Medicine New Haven, CT Host: Tim Kennedy3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA/channels...

Alan Evans awarded major brain disorders prize

Published: 21 August 2014

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: 4 July 2014

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: 16 June 2014

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...


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