brain

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)....

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

Smoking thins vital part of brain

Published: 10Feb2015

Years ago, children were warned that smoking could stunt their growth, but now a major study by an international team including the Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University and the...

There’s More Than Meets the Eye When Making Choices

Published: 14Dec2015

If you’re pondering whether to buy a Galaxy smartphone or an iPhone this holiday season, a part of the brain called the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex (PFC) might ultimately determine your choice....

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.

Thinking Outside the Brain: Innovations in Integrative Neuroscience

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We are entering a new era in our understanding of the brain and how we can prevent and treat brain disorders. How can we enhance our understanding in order to answer big questions about the brain?

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