neurological disease

Technology has unprecedented ability to detect and diagnose Alzheimer’s

Published: 5Feb2013

January 28, 2013 - A revolutionary technology has the ability to detect and diagnose Alzheimer’s disease with unprecedented accuracy. The computerized technique known as SNIPE analyzes magnetic...

Gene discovered to cause rare, severe neurological disease

Published: 28Nov2016

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. 

Addiction: abnormal communication in the brain

Published: 5Feb2013

January 29, 2013 - Addiction to cigarettes, drugs and other stimulants has been linked in the past to the brain’s frontal lobes, but now there is scientific evidence that indicates where in the...

International study yields important clues to the genetics of epilepsy

Published: 16Jun2014

An international team of researchers has discovered a significant genetic component of Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy (IGE), the most common form of epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder...

Unleashing the watchdog protein

Published: 9May2013

Research opens door to new drug therapies for Parkinson’s disease

What happens after the ALS ice bucket challenge?

Published: 19Sep2014

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a devastating fatal disease of the nervous system that kills two to five Canadians every day. On September 19th and...

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...

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...