She is widely attributed with creating the field of cognitive neuroscience, the study of the brain and behaviour, for her fundamental contributions to the science of memory and cognitive functioning.
The Hon. Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, was at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) of McGill University to open one of seven new virtual reality neurosurgery training centres that will be set up across the country.
As one of the seven inaugural national Centres of Excellence in Commercialization and Research (CECR), the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) at McGill University is developing projects with direct impact on advancing health care and with high potential as important commercial ventures.
Patients can now benefit from the world’s most advanced computerized tomography (CT) scanner, the first of its type in Canada at The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, at McGill University and McGill University Health Centre.
Dr. Brenda Milner, an active researcher at the age of 91 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, has been awarded the 2010 Norman A. Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award for her fundamental contributions to the science of memory and the brain.