Awards at a Glance

Award-winning Researchers, Healthcare Professionals and Trainees at The Neuro 

13Royal Society of Canada Fellows
4Distinguished James McGill Professors
5James McGill Professors
8Killam Scholars
5Prix du Quebec - Prix Wilder Penfield
4Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Laureates
11Canada Research Chairs
4Orders of Canada
3Orders of Quebec
2Royal Society of London Fellows
2American Academy of Arts and Science Members
2Killam Professors
1Killam Chair
1Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences (USA)
1Balzan Prize
1Dan David Prize
1Gairdner Award
1Kavli Prize
2Killam Prize


The exceptional quality of our faculty, staff, and students creates a vibrant environment for research, clinical and teaching activities.
Many honours and awards have been bestowed on our faculty and staff in recognition of their outstanding work. (+deceased) 


Great Montrealers

William Feindel+

Brenda Milner

Distinguished James McGill Professors

Peter McPherson

Stefano Stifani

Guy Rouleau

Michael Petrides

James McGill Professors

Douglas Arnold

Louis Collins

Alan Evans

Eric Shoubridge

Wayne Sossin



Abbas Sadikot, W.V. Cone Chair in Neurosurgery

Kevin Petrecca, William Feindel Chair in Neuro-Oncology

Brenda Milner, Dorothy J. Killam Professor in Neuropsychology

Eric Shoubridge, Izaak Walton Killam Chair in Neurology

TBA, Killam Professor


Order of Québec

William Feindel, GOQ+

George Karpati, OQ+

Brenda Milner, GOQ

Frederick Andermann, OQ+

Guy Rouleau, OQ

FRQS Scholars

National Scholars

Andrea Bernasconi

Edward Fon

Neda Ladbon Bernasconi 

Chris Pack 

Simon Ducharme 

Senior Scholars

Sylvain Baillet

Prix du Québec Wilder Penfield

Brenda Milner (1993)

Frederick Andermann (2003)

George Karpati+ (2006)

Guy Rouleau (2012)

Alan Evans (2016)

Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec

Prix d’excellence en innovations des soins de santé (2016)
Donatella Tampieri


Order of Canada

Frederick Andermann, OC+

Donald Baxter, OC+

Gilles Bertrand, OC

William Feindel, OC+

George Karpati, OC+

Brenda Milner, CC

Hanna Pappius, OC (2019)

Guy Rouleau, OC (2020)

Royal Society of Canada

Brenda Milner (1975)

George Karpati+ (1999)

Daniel Guitton (2004)

Eric Shoubridge (2004)

Barbara Jones (2010)

Frederick Andermann+ (2011)

Michael Petrides (2011)

Peter McPherson (2014)

Alan Evans (2015)

Guy Rouleau (2016)

Edith Hamel (2017)

Robert Zatorre (2017)

Julien Doyon (2017)

Heidi McBride (2022)

Nathan Spreng (2022)

Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

William Feindel+

Herbert Jasper+

Brenda Milner

Wilder Penfield+

Canada Research Chairs

Tier 1

Sylvain Baillet

Edward Fon

Heidi McBride

Robert Zatorre


Tier 2

Boris Bernhardt

Xiaogian Chai

Yasser Iturria-Medina

Bratislav Misic

Adrien Peyrache

Stuart Trenholm

Yang Zhou

Margolese Prize

Guy Rouleau (2012)

Alan Evans (2014)

Killam Prize (Canada Council of the Arts)

Brenda Milner (1983)

Alan Evans (2020)


Royal Society of London

Brenda Milner

Michael Petrides

National Academy of Sciences (USA)

Brenda Milner (Foreign Associate)

American Academy of Arts and Science

Brenda Milner

Michael Petrides

Alfred P. Sloan

Peter McPherson (1995-1997)

Christopher Pack (2006-2008)

Stuart Trenholm (2018-2020)

Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Scholar

Eric Shoubridge (2002 – 2012)

Kavli Prize

Brenda Milner (2014)

Dan David Prize

Brenda Milner (2014)

Balzan Prize

Brenda Milner (2009)

Gairdner Foundation International Award in Health Research

Brenda Milner (2005)

Canada Gairdner Wightman Award

Guy Rouleau (2020)

C.L. de Carvalho-Heineken Prize for Cognitive Science

Robert Zatorre (2020)


The Neuro Fact Sheet

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The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) is a bilingual academic healthcare institution. We are a McGill research and teaching institute; delivering high-quality patient care, as part of the Neuroscience Mission of the McGill University Health Centre. We are proud to be a Killam Institution, supported by the Killam Trusts.




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