The 2024 Scaringi Lecture Series in Speech Language Pathology

McGill’s School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is proud to be hosting a research talk on enhancing the language of adolescents with DLD and a workshop on using narratives in clinical assessment and intervention.

These events are funded by the Scaringi Lecture Series grant. This year the events are also co-sponsored by the FRQSC group on Cognitive plasticity and language acquisition.

Published: 20 Feb 2024

The 2024 Dr. Donald G. Doehring Memorial Lecture

McGill’s School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is proud to announce: The 2024 Dr. Donald G. Doehring Memorial Lecture March 11, 4:30 to 6 pm Leacock 232 855 Sherbrooke St. W. Dr. Sheila Blumstein Brown University

Published: 20 Feb 2024

Making AI a partner in neuroscientific discovery

New paper argues that Large Language Models can reveal breakthroughs humans alone cannot

The past year has seen major advances in Large Language Models (LLMs) such as ChatGPT. The ability of these models to interpret and produce human text sources (and other sequence data) has implications for people in many areas of human activity.

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Published: 9 Feb 2024

A neurological disease paradigm shift

Researchers propose a new model for classifying Parkinson’s


One of the things that makes developing effective treatments for Parkinson’s disease so challenging is its complexity. While some forms are caused by genetics, others have environmental factors, and patients can show a wide range of symptoms of varying severity. Diagnosis of Parkinson’s is also currently made very late, after the disease may have been in the brain for a decade or more.

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Published: 23 Jan 2024

Open Science momentum grows stronger in Canada with a new commitment by its largest mental health teaching hospital

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) joins the Tanenbaum Open Science Institute alliance in a partnership to open research practices

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Canada’s largest mental health teaching hospital in the country is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership with the Tanenbaum Open Science Institute (TOSI) at McGill University’s

Published: 12 Dec 2023

Drs. Sapha Barkati and Marina Klein receive the 2023 FMSQ prize for best research paper

Drs. Marina Klein and Sapha Barkati received the 2023 FMSQ prize for their research publication in The New England Journal of Medicine titled: "Monkeypox Virus Infection in Humans across 16 Countries—April–June 2022".

Published: 11 Dec 2023

McGill researchers among world’s most cited: Clarivate

Annual list includes 16 researchers among the world’s most cited, Canada retains 6th place overall in global ranking

Published: 15 Nov 2023

The McGill Reporter has profiled the Body Donor Program.

McGill’s Body Donor Program plays crucial role in health sciences education

Overall, donors have an impact on the education of more than a thousand students every year.

Published: 2 Nov 2023

McGill Cares: Join us to celebrate our 100th episode

McGill Cares was launched by the Dementia Education Program during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, on May 13, 2020, while many of us were isolating at home. Claire Webster, Founder of the Program, had the idea to record short interviews with different experts on topics of interest to care partners of people living with neurocognitive disorders to help educate and support them during this difficult time. 

Published: 1 Nov 2023

The Amazing Brain Science Talks: Brain Health Made Accessible

On Saturday, October 14, Healthy Brains, Healthy Lives (HBHL) presented the Amazing Brain Science Talks, organized in collaboration with Brain Canada Foundation.

Published: 25 Oct 2023

SCSD Free Hearing Screenings

For Children (3+) and Adults

Wednesday November 8th & Thursday November 9th, 2023

9:00am - 4:00pm

Location: School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (SCSD)

2001 McGill College Avenue, 8th Floor, Montreal


Hearing information will be provided and an audiologist will be on site to answer questions

Published: 23 Oct 2023

MDCM-PhD Newsletter September 2023 Edition

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Published: 26 Sep 2023

Assessing unintended consequences in AI-based neurosurgical training

Machine learning tutors affect learners in unforeseen ways, both positive and negative

Virtual reality simulators can help learners improve their technical skills faster and with no risk to patients. In the field of neurosurgery, they allow medical students to practice complex operations before using a scalpel on a real patient.

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Published: 19 Sep 2023


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