HBHL awarded five attendance scholarships for HBHL Fellows to attend the IVADO/Mila Deep Learning School. The School took place from September 9 to 13, 2019 in Montreal.
By Kaitlyn Easson, Lead Communications Officer, 2018-2019 HBHL Trainee Committee
The federal government has announced 26 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at McGill, including seven supported by Healthy Brains Healthy Lives (HBHL).
The Organization for Human Brain Mapping, the largest international scientific society for neuroimaging-based brain research, has honoured Prof. Alan C. Evans with its Glass Brain Award
Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Krystle van Hoof as Managing Director and CEO
Over the past two decades, Krystle held a variety of leadership positions within the federal government, the United Nations and the non-profit sector.
HBHL-supported inaugural meeting of the Global Brain Consortium to explore the potential of EEG to pave the way
On May 9 and 10, experts from around the world will gather at McGill University to address global disparities in brain and mental health research and treatment, especially in low- and middle-income countries.
CQDM, Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL), Corbin Therapeutics and Brain Canada award $1.5 million to McGill Professor Philippe Gros who will pursue the development of new molecules to fight neuroinflammation
Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) is pleased to be supporting the First Annual Canadian Open Neuroscience (CONP) meeting, which kicks off on Monday, April 29, at the Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI) in Toronto.
Andrija Stajduhar was an HBHL Visiting Fellow in 2017 in the neuroinformatics lab of Dr. Alan Evans at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI). He has since returned to his home country, Croatia, where he is a Research Assistant at the Croatian Institute for Brain Research.
Training highly qualified researchers, clinicians, and informaticians is an important component of McGill’s Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) initiative. HBHL’s training program has grown over the past year, with a wealth of opportunities for funding, networking, and professional development available to McGill research trainees in neuroscience and related disciplines.
Highlights of 2018:
The Montreal Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience (MAIN) conference will kick off on Sunday, December 9, with two days of lectures followed by a two-day programming workshop. Now in its second year, the gathering attracts researchers working at the intersection of AI and Neuroscience in dynamic and interconnected Montreal-based hubs. HBHL caught up with co-organizer Dr.
Neuroscience partnership supports the development of a new drug-screening protocol to accelerate the search for effective therapies
Genes run just about everything that happens in our bodies, including how proteins behave in the brain. Too little or too much of a particular protein can cause some of the most devastating neurological diseases and disorders.
Two brains prove better than one in the inaugural round of the McGill-Western Collaboration Grant program
The first round of the McGill-Western Collaboration Grant awards was announced today, showcasing the unique research partnership between Western University’s BrainsCAN and McGill University’s Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) initiative.
Jay Olson, a McGill PhD candidate in Psychiatry, makes public speaking look easy, but with some training and a few tips from neuroscience and psychology, anyone can improve their presentation skills.
Students packed the de Grandpré Communications Centre at The Neuro on Tuesday, October 23, for “The neuroscience of persuasion and effective public speaking”, a HBHL-SKILLSETS workshop led by Olson, who won McGill’s 2018 Three-Minute Thesis Competition.
Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) is pleased to announce the second round of its Innovative Ideas competition. The Innovative Ideas Program supports the exploration of novel ideas with the potential for breakthrough science. At least 8 projects will be awarded up to $200,000 over 2 years.
The deadline for submitting a Letter of Intent (LOI) is November 23, 2018, 5:00 pm EST