Three in one: Montreal team finds the gene responsible for three forms of childhood neurodegenerative diseases
A Montreal-led international team has identified the mutated gene responsible for three forms of leukodystrophies, a group of childhood-onset neurodegenerative disorders.
Two prominent Neuro faculty members, Dr. Frederick Andermann and Dr. Michael Petrides, are among the nine McGill professors elected Fellows in the Royal Society of Canada, Canada’s national academy of arts and sciences.
A $500,000 donation from BMO Financial Group has enabled The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro at McGill University, to install a vital surgical imaging tool, known as an O-arm Imaging System.
The 22nd annual Neuronal Plasticity Prize of the Fondation Ipsen has been awarded to Robert J. Zatorre (Montreal Neurological Institute and BRAMS Laboratory, Montreal, Canada), Isabelle Peretz (University of Montreal, BRAMS Laboratory, Montreal, Canada) and Helen J. Neville (University of Oregon, Eugene, USA), for their pioneering research in the domain of “Music and Brain Plasticity.”
Until a new Director for The Neuro is named, we have asked Dr. Philip Barker and Ms. Martine Alfonso to assume interim responsibilities over and above their current respective functions.
The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University is committed to providing the highest level of clinical care for ALS patients and their families, as well as state-of-the-art facilities for basic and clinical research.
The Frederick Andermann Fellowship in Epileptology and EEG created in partnership with UCB Pharma, offers both clinical and research training in preparation for a career as an epileptologist.
Passed away suddenly on June 1, 2011. Beloved husband of Elizabeth, devoted father to Monica and Miranda, and brother of Carol Colman (Michael Gerber) and uncle to Joshua Gerber.
Prestigious Pearl Meister Greengard Prize to be awarded to pioneering memory researcher Brenda Milner
Dr. Brenda Milner, a pioneer in the field of cognitive neuroscience whose discoveries revolutionized the understanding of memory, will be awarded the 2011 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize from The Rockefeller University.
Faculty establishes the McGill Centre for Biomedical Innovation and appoints inaugural Director Dr. Phil Barker
It is with great pleasure that we formally announce the establishment of the McGill Centre for Biomedical Innovation (MCBI), to be headed by Dr. Phil Barker as its inaugural Director.