When we reopened the Raymond, Macdonald-Stewart and Barton buildings in March 2023, we established a temporary air testing program that consisted of testing for the presence of airborne asbestos in more than 35 areas across the complex. This testing program was not a regulatory requirement but rather put in place out of an abundance of caution.

Classified as: Building closure updates
Published on: 8 Nov 2023

 John Orlowski published a News & Views article in Nature (https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-023-03154-8) entitled “An ion transporter in sperm that has features of a channel” that discusses two structural biology papers just published in Nature describing a unique Na+/H+ exchanger in sperm that has regulatory features (activation by voltage and cyclic nucleotides) more commonly found in ion channels and is essential for sperm motility and male fertility.

Classified as: Alumni.dept. of physiology
Published on: 3 Nov 2023

To highlight Health Literacy Month happening in October, the MUHC Patient Resource Centres and Libraries will have information kiosks for patients, visitors and healthcare professionals at various MUHC hospital sites.

You will find the details and schedule here:

Information Kiosk at The Neuro

  • Neuro Medical Library
  • Neuro-Patient Resource Centre

Date and time: October 25th 2023 from 10am to 1pm

Location: Main entrance on the first floor

*Intended for patients, visitors and staff


Classified as: Neuro-Patient Resource Centre (NPRC)
Published on: 17 Oct 2023

As part of McGill’s efforts to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, a natural gas boiler in our downtown powerhouse has been replaced by two electric boilers. Additionally, we have installed equipment that allows us to conduct annual boiler combustion tests. These tests might cause a large steam plume and high levels of noise. It is important to note that the tests will not pose any health or safety risk.

Classified as: Powerhouse, Downtown campus
Published on: 17 Oct 2023

Our Congratulations to Daniela Quail, recipient of the Maude Abbott prize, which recognizes outstanding women faculty members with academic appointments who excel in teaching, research, or administration in the early stages of their career! 

Classified as: staff, students, Alumni.dept. of physiology, faculty
Published on: 13 Oct 2023

October 12, 2023 | On October 10, Daniel A. Bell visited the Max Bell School of Public Policy to give an insightful discussion on his book, The Dean of Shandong. Professor Bell has a distinguished career as a political theorist who has attempted to understand and to convey to English-speaking audiences, the role that Confucianism has had in explaining many developments in Chinese society and politics. This visit was presented by the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy. 

Classified as: China, academia, Politics
Published on: 12 Oct 2023

The Neuro-Patient Resource has created reading lists for each of the Neuro's outpatient clinics. Come borrow the books in room 354!

Download the PDF version of a reading list below: 

Reading list about Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Reading list about Brain tumours

Classified as: caregiving, Cognitive disorders, epilepsy, movement disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, chronic pain, Neuromuscular disease, brain tumours, ALS
Published on: 6 Oct 2023

We are thrilled to be a part of the Minding Your Brain free bilingual event for patients and caregivers presented by The Neuro and the

Classified as: Neuro-Patient Resource Centre (NPRC), Info-Neuro, The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital), Minding your brain
Published on: 4 Oct 2023

October 3rd, 2023 | The Max Bell School of Public Policy was honoured to receive Christiane Fox, Deputy Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. During this session planned by Visiting Scholar Olivia Smith, the Deputy Minister spoke to the fifth cohort of MPP students and gave an overview of the immigration policy process in Canada.

Classified as: international relations, immigration
Published on: 3 Oct 2023
Come visit us and borrow the books below today from room 354 at The Neuro:
  • Être du monde by Maryse Rouy

  • Voir la mer by Ruth Fitzmaurice

  • Epilepsies de l'enfant, de l'adolescent et de l'adulte : de la physiopathologie à la prise en charge by Sophie Dupont

  • Les Épilepsies N. éd. by Nathalie Tordjman

  • Épilepsie et psychiatrie by Pierre Thomas & Arnaud Biraben

  • L'Après-cancer : tout un programme ! by Philippe Gourdin & Gersande Bargine

Classified as: New Books, Neuro-Patient Resource Centre (NPRC), ALS, epilepsy, Cancer
Published on: 28 Sep 2023

NSERC Alliance Grant supports McGill-led Canadian team, new global climate center on AI for biodiversity change

Published on: 21 Sep 2023

Please find a message from Principal and Vice-Chancellor Deep Saini below, followed by a message from Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Christopher Manfredi.

A message from Principal and Vice-Chancellor Deep Saini

Dear members of the McGill community,

Classified as: Building closure updates
Published on: 19 Sep 2023


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