A day in the life

A Day in the Life is a series that takes you, our readers, behind the scenes and inside the complex world of The Neuro. You will meet people that care and advocate for patients, those on the frontline of healthcare, and others who dedicate their lives to discovering the causes and finding new treatments for neurological disorders.

Delving into the world of Professor Carl Ernst

17 Dec 2023

Meet Professor Carl Ernst, a leading name in stem cell biology and genetic engineering, steering the Rare Neurodevelopmental Disorders Laboratory (RNDL) at The Neuro....

What’s the role of the pharmacy at The Neuro?

28 Aug 2023

Anne-Marie Charbonneau Allard, a pharmacist at The Neuro, gives us an insight into daily life at her work.

Conversation with a nurse: caring for patients with brain diseases

6 Jun 2023

Mathieu Raymond-Tremblay shares the challenges and rewards of neuro nursing, as well as a message for fellow nurses. 

A Day in the Life of neuroradiologist Jesse Klostranec

15 Jun 2022

Jesse Klostranec is part of a highly specialized team providing rapid assessment, diagnostics, and treatment of stroke patients at The Neuro.

A day in the life of a neuropsychologist

4 Mar 2022

Julie Scorah gives us a look into her work at the ACAR Clinic and how the pandemic has changed autism care

Day in the Life: Meet a rare disease genetic counsellor

16 Feb 2022

The Neuro’s Nancy Anoja gives us a look into her work and motivations, and shares a message for people living with rare neurological diseases

Day in the life of a neuro-palliative care nurse

9 Nov 2021

We need to ensure that patients are treated with dignity throughout their journey

A Day in the Life of an ICU Nurse

2 Oct 2021

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is an extreme workplace environment. Patients require acute care – and their condition can change within seconds. Loved ones are anxious and often in a state of shock...

The clinical trial journey

19 Apr 2021

Bert van Hoeijen was on a year-long sabbatical from his teaching job in Toronto when he started feeling that something was off. When the 46-year-old returned home from his travels, he was diagnosed...


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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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