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Fighting brain cancer at its root

Published: 31Aug2021

McGill University researchers identify proteins that drive cancer stem cells. Targeting and supressing a particular protein called galectin1 could provide a more effective treatment for...

New use for an old drug: How does ketamine combat depression?

Published: 16Dec2020

A group of proteins called 4E-BPs, involved in memory formation, is the key to unlocking the antidepressant effect of ketamine in the brain, according to researchers from three Canadian...

CTV NEWS | McGill University researchers discover way to fight brain tumours' resistance to therapy

Published: 20Aug2020

New findings out of McGill University in Montreal have revealed a potential way to overcome aggressive brain tumours' resistance to therapy: by deleting a specific gene. Researchers have long been...

Gene targeting helps overcome the resistance of brain cancer to therapy

Published: 17Aug2020

New insight into a gene that controls energy production in cancer stem cells could help in the search for a more effective treatment for glioblastoma. A McGill-led study published in Nature...

The Lines that Connect - Sci-Art Exhibit

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Sci-Art Exhibit Center Mount Royal, 2200 Mansfield St., Montreal, QC, H3A 3R8, CA/neuroCategory: MNI

Special Seminar - What is the role of ependymal cells in brain injury & disease?

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What is the role of ependymal cells in brain injury & disease? Presented by:M3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA/neuroCategory: Faculty of Medicine MNI

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives Launches the HBHL Neuro-Innovation Fund

Published: 23Mar2018

The Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) initiative is happy to announce the launch of its Neuro-Innovation Fund. HBHL’s Neuro-Innovation Fund aims to close the gap between proof-of-concept...

TÉLÉ-QUÉBÉC | Brain’s biological clock stimulates thirst before sleep 

Published: 20Mar2018

On sait que le sommeil et la température de notre corps sont régulés par l'horloge biologique. Charles Bourque, du Centre de recherche du CUSM à Montréal, a découvert une nouvelle fonction qui le...

Brain genes related to innovation revealed in birds

Published: 14Mar2018

Wild birds that are more clever than others at foraging for food  have different levels of a neurotransmitter receptor that has been linked with intelligence in humans, according to a study led by...

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