Easing the burden of terminal illness

Published: 20 October 2016

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) is pleased to announce the launch of a new clinical program designed to ease the suffering of seriously ill patients through specialized...

Researchers identify gene associated with intracranial aneurysm in French-Canadian population

Published: 31 October 2016

Scientists have identified a gene in the French-Canadian population that predisposes them to the development of intracranial aneurysm (IA), a potentially life threatening neurological condition...

Major ALS Research Funding Announced

Published: 24 November 2016

By Shawn Hayward, Montreal Neurological Institute...

Gene discovered to cause rare, severe neurological disease

Published: 28 November 2016

Researchers have linked a debilitating neurological disease in children to mutations in a gene that regulates neuronal development through control of protein movement within neuronal cells. 

Encouraging results for patients with aggressive brain cancer

Published: 23 March 2017

Being diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor is devastating news for patients and their loved ones. Whereas some types of tumor respond well to treatment, others such as glioblastomas – the most...

There’s More Than Meets the Eye When Making Choices

Published: 14 December 2015

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....

Improving memory with magnets

Published: 28 March 2017

The ability to remember sounds, and manipulate them in our minds, is incredibly important to our daily lives — without it we would not be able to understand a sentence, or do simple arithmetic. New...

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