Dr. Brenda Milner and Dr. William Feindel, pioneers in the world of science and medicine are both turning 90 years old this week and continue to advance knowledge and understanding of the brain at the Montreal Neurological Institute.
The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital is committed to the highest level of care for patients and families with ALS through a dynamic program that encompasses exceptional clinical care, clinical research and basic science research. In addition to active research into the fundamental biology of ALS, the effort to find effective treatments continues.
Come tour BRAMS cutting-edge laboratory for background on international conference, Neurosciences and Music III: Disorders and Plasticity.
CIBC donates $500,000 to the Montreal Neurological Institute for the CIBC Fellowship in Brain Imaging
CIBC is donating $500,000 to the MNI’s “Thinking Ahead” campaign to create the CIBC Fellowship in Brain Imaging. This fellowship gift will facilitate exciting research projects at the MNI over the next five years, like the MNI’s pivotal role as the only Canadian institution in the Autism Centre of Excellence, a US-based multi-institutional study looking for early indicators of autism.
In a neuromusic state of mind - Third international conference examines interactions between music and the brain
The effects of musical experience in young children and the role of music in the rehabilitation of stroke patients will be among the many topics on the agenda as experts from around the world gather in Montreal, Canada, for the international conference The Neurosciences and Music III: Disorders and Plasticity, June 25 to 28.
A new study from the MNI at McGill University identifies a key mechanism for the normal development of motor nerve cells - cells that control muscles. This finding is crucial to understanding and treating a range of conditions involving nerve cell loss or damage, from spinal cord injury to neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS.
Did you know? Canadians have one of the highest rates of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in the world. MS is the most common neurological disease affecting young adults in Canada, and every day three more people in Canada are diagnosed with MS. MS is most often diagnosed in young adults aged 15 to 40, but it can also affect children -- some as young as two years old.
A new neuroimaging study at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University aims to ensure the highest quality of life for patients by assessing their cognitive skills before, during, and after brain tumour surgery.
The Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry, today highlighted the $15 million investment in support of the Montreal Neurological Institute, as part of his presentation at the annual Wilder Penfield Lecture.
MNI researchers locate neurological basis of depression frequently reported by athletes following sports concussion
Researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University have identified the neurological basis of depression in male athletes with persisting post-concussion symptoms. The study, published in this week’s issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, has important clinical implications for the treatment of individuals who have suffered a cerebral concussion.