Finding the way to memory

Published: 5Feb2013

Guidance proteins regulate brain plasticity

Noisy brain signals: How the schizophrenic brain misinterprets the world

Published: 2Apr2014

People with schizophrenia often misinterpret what they see and experience in the world. New research provides insight into the brain mechanisms that might be responsible for this misinterpretation.

Purple Day March 26 - A World Day for Epilepsy Awareness

Published: 26Mar2015

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...

The brain gives up more secrets

Published: 18Feb2016

By Julie Robert, McGill University Health Centre...

June is ALS Awareness Month

Published: 13Jun2013

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...

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...

Neuro researchers awarded $10.5 M from CFI

Published: 29May2015

Today the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) announced an investment of $333 million for research infrastructure through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)....

Early life adversity affects broad regions of brain DNA

Published: 10Oct2012

Early life experience results in a broad change in the way our DNA is “epigenetically” chemically marked in the brain by a coat of small chemicals called methyl groups, according to researchers at...

B cell study may lead to treatment options for progressive MS

Published: 18Feb2014

MS Society of Canada and MS Scientific Research Foundation announce $3.6 million grant to understanding B cells for future MS therapies