McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

KAC Elliott Lecture: Unexpected regulators of striatal dopamine release: insulin, exercise, and GABA

Tuesday, April 18, 2023 16:00to17:00

To attend in person - click here3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA/neuroCategory: Medicine Research Medicine and Health Sciences MNI

A new understanding of mental illness

Published: 8 December 2021

The causes of psychiatric disorders are poorly understood. Now, in work led by researchers at McGill University, there is evidence that a wide range of early onset psychiatric problems (from...

Dopamine plays key role in songbird mating

Published: 23 November 2021

In humans, the dopamine system has been tied to rewards and pleasurable sensations. As well as to memory and learning. A recent study from McGill University, published in Current Biology, suggests...

Dopamine and reward responses to music causally linked

Published: 28 January 2019

A new study published in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, reveals a causal link between the neurotransmitter dopamine and the reward responses to music. The study was...

Brain area involved in addiction activated earlier than previously thought in recreational cocaine users

Published: 23 May 2017

Even among non-dependent cocaine users, cues associated with consumption of the drug lead to dopamine release in an area of the brain thought to promote compulsive use, according to researchers at...

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