News from the IPN

IPN PI Sylvia Villeneuve recently published a study in JAMA Neurology showing that the closer a person gets to the age at which their parent exhibited the first signs of Alzheimer’s, the more likely they are to have amyloid plaques, the cause of the cognitive decline associated with the disease, in their brain.

New research published in Neurology by IPN student Joseph Therriault and PI's Pedro Rosa-Neto and Serge Gauthier could provide clinicians with insights regarding clinical progression to dementia. 

In their recently published article in Cell Reports, IPN PI Artur Kania and IPN student Ronan da Silva show that the axon guidance receptor DCC is necessary for the development of neuronal connections that indicate the location of painful stimuli in mice and humans.

A new study co-led by IPN PI Dr. Salah El Mestikawy published in Scientific Reports challenges the current scientific consensus on Alzheimer's disease.

Congratulations to IPN students Yvonne Yau and Yashar Zeighami on their recent paper published in Nature Communications

Their research sheds light on the mechanism of Parkinson’s Disease and may guide the development and testing of therapeutic interventions.

Quebec Science magazine has selected IPN PI Dr. Kevin Petrecca's research on detecting brain cancer cells as one of the top ten Discoveries of the Year. Congratulations!

Since the 1998 ice storm in Montreal, IPN PI Suzanne King has been conducting an ongoing study on the long-term effects prenatal maternal stress.

IPN PI Dr. Hideto Takahashi and his lab have made a discovery that paves the way for a better understanding of the mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders.

Congratulations to IPN PI Caroline Palmer on receiving a $1.65 million grant from NSERC's CREATE program for her research and training program, Complex Dynamics: Accelerating discoveries in brain and behavior.

Congratulations to recent IPN graduate Dr. Corina Nagy for winning the Inaugural Brain@McGill Best PhD in Neuroscience award!

IPN Student Lauren Reynolds' (supervised by Dr. Cecilia Flores) recent publication was featured on the NIH-NIDA website. Congratulations!

IPN Student Fernanda Perez Gay Juarez recently published an article in the McGill Daily on pinpointing when Autistic Spectrum Disorders manifest in children.

Congratulations to recent IPN graduate Dr. Filip Liebsch and his PI Dr. Gerhard Multhaup on publishing their recent article in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. This research could have an impact on the prevention of Alzheimer's disease. 

Dr. Sylvain Baillet Has Announced A New Open-Science British Medical Journal.

New studies from IPN PI Veronique Bohbot and U de M Professor Greg West show the negative impact of action video games.

IPN student, Marisa Cressatti, and PI Hyman Schipper just published their work in Neurobiology of Aging describing a novel transgenic mouse model (GFAP.HMOX1) of Parkinson's disease.

IPN student Soheila Samiee and PI Sylvain Baillet recently published a paper in NeuroImage describing a new method for the time-resolved detection of cross-frequency coupling in neural oscillations.

IPN student Lindsay Welikovitch wins best student poster competition at AAIC.

IPN Student Emily Coffey was recently awarded the prestigious 2017 Prix d'excellence de ADESAQ for Distinguished Dissertation.

IPN student Dave Liu and PI Chris Pack have published an article in the July issue of Neuron showing that practice can change the way that the brain uses sensory information.

IPN student Steve Beukema's recent article is featured on the cover of the July 2017 edition of Journal of Vision.

NeuroSymposium Founders Awarded Forces Avenir Prize. Congratulations!

Postdoc Luke Healy's recent article in Neuron on turning skin cells into brain cells.

IPN Student Scott Holmes on BrainReach North Visiting the Odanak Science Fair.

The Convergence Initiative: When neuroscience meets the world of art.

IPN PI Sylvain Baillet is co-author of a new study expanding our understanding of how we hear sound.

Research conducted by Andrew Kaplan in the Fournier lab has found a molecule shown to repair damaged axons.