A vibrant research centre at the forefront of discovery

McGill CRN has a strong tradition and continued excellence in neuroscience research.

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Research groups

Performing innovative and important research in basic and clinical neuroscience.

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Neuroscience education & training

Providing excellent opportunities for students and postdoctoral researchers.

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Seminars and events

We host weekly Seminar Series throughout the academic year, with talks by international and local experts.

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Funding the future

CRN research is supported by grants from international, national, provincial and local agencies.

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The cutting edge of research

See our latest achievements in high-impact research papers, success in funding, and accomplishments of our trainees.

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Centre for Research in Neuroscience


Welcome to the McGill Centre for Research in Neuroscience!

We are a vibrant and multidisciplinary research centre located at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

The research conducted by our highly interactive research groups has led to major advances in basic and medical neurosciences.

The CRN provides training to students toward an MSc or PhD, and to postdoctoral researchers and MDs for careers in research.


Recent CRN News

  • Congratulations to Dr. David Stellwagen for being awarded a CIHR Project Grant (Jan 2019)

  • Sam David's team recently published a study in PLoS Biology titled "Peripherally derived macrophages modulate microglial function to reduce inflammation after CNS injury." Congratulations!

  • Dr. Sal Carbonetto has stepped down as director of the CRN and is now Professor Emeritus.

  • Congratulations do Dr. Don Van Meyel for being awarded a CIHR Project Grant (Aug 2018).

  • The CRN welcomes its new Principal Investigator, Dr. Aparna Suvrathan (Jan 2018). To read more about Dr. Suvrathan's work, click here.

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