brain

Purple Day March 26 - A World Day for Epilepsy Awareness

Published: 26Mar2014

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...

It’s brain time!

Published: 16Mar2015

A wonder-filled week of the brain

What makes the brain tick so fast?

Published: 25Feb2016

By Chris Chipello, McGill Newsroom...

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...

Impact of video gaming on the brain

Published: 20May2015

A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B by the teams of Dr. Gregory West (Assistant Professor at the Université de Montréal) and Dr. Véronique Bohbot (Douglas...

Quality control of mitochondria as a defense against disease

Published: 21Jan2014

Scientists from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital in Canada have discovered that two genes linked to hereditary Parkinson’s disease are involved in the early-stage quality control of...

Blame it on your brain: salt and hypertension

Published: 22Jan2015

An international research team led by scientists at McGill University has found that excessive salt intake “reprograms” the brain, interfering with a natural safety mechanism that normally prevents...

Breakthrough in "marriage-broker" protein

Published: 12Aug2015

Discovery provides new tool for understanding and treating neurodegenerative diseases

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