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Cognition and Circuits Seminar: The cognitive processes involved in real-world problem solving

Montreal Neurological Institute De Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA


Essential tremor sufferers needed for groundbreaking study

You probably know someone who has it. It is the most common movement disorder, yet most people don’t even know its name.

Essential tremor affects nearly one per cent of the world’s population, increasing to four per cent of those over 40. The involuntary shaking of hands is the most common symptom, but symptoms can also include shaking of the head and legs.

Published: 21Oct2016

The Neuro launches Susan Cameron Cook Neuro-Palliative Care Program

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) is pleased to announce the launch of a new clinical program designed to ease the suffering of seriously ill patients through specialized consultation and comprehensive care.

The Susan Cameron Cook Neuro-Palliative Care Program, named in honour of Susan Cameron Cook, whose family provided vital seed funding for the program, has been designed with the goal of reducing the mental and physical suffering of neurological patients and their families in the journey from diagnosis of a terminal illness to end of life.

Published: 17Oct2016

Cogintion and Circuit lecture: Re-evaluating prefrontal contributions to valuation

Montreal Neurological Institute de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA


Speaker: Lesley Fellows, Professor Dept. of Neurology & Neurosurgery, McGill University Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, MNI

The Israel Cancer Research Fund’s Annual Women of Action Luncheon


On November 20, 2016, The Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) will host its 11th Annual Women of Action Luncheon, where inspirational mother-daughter teams, including Neuro volunteers Jacynthe Côté and Laurie Dion, will be honoured.

Dr. Guy Rouleau receives national award for significant contributions to world of science

Dr. Guy Rouleau, Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, has been chosen to receive another major award recognizing his outstanding scientific career. The national organization representing Canadian francophone doctors, Médecins francophones du Canada, is bestowing on him its 2016 Prix de l’oeuvre scientifique.

Published: 13Oct2016

How Academics Can Use Social Media to Gain a Competitive Edge

Macdonald Engineering Building Room 267, 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C3, CA


Construction noise in Leacock classrooms

City of Montreal construction in the area of the Leacock building is causing noise disruptions in some classes. The University has addressed this matter with the City, but there are few options available to alleviate the issue. McGill is working to relocate classes where possible and has moved most mid-term exams. On a positive note, the City has agreed to a moratorium on construction during the final exam period.

Published: 5Oct2016

Neuro Information Session

Montreal Neurological Institute Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA


On Behalf of Dr. Guy Rouleau, 

All Neuro faculty and staff are invited to attend this session for an update on strategic and operational issues at The Neuro.