Women scientists and clinicians are creators and changemakers, expanding the boundaries of human knowledge. Here are their stories.

Neuro XXceptional

New Faculty Spotlight: Maiya Geddes

11 Feb 2020

“As a clinician scientist, I deeply value the opportunity to impact the lives of patients, to work in a multidisciplinary environment and to train the next generation of experts.”

New faculty spotlight: Xiaoqian Chai

13 Jan 2020

"What excites me about The Neuro is the stimulating environment and its long tradition of excellence in brain research."

New faculty spotlight: Jo Anne Stratton

7 Jan 2020

“I first became interested in becoming a scientist during my undergraduate studies after seeing my father’s disease progress to a point where he was living in a wheelchair”

Passion for science leads Rhalena Thomas to The Neuro to find a cure for Parkinson's disease

20 Dec 2019

Dr. Rhalena Thomas is an HBHL Postdoctoral Fellow who uses computational biology to study genes implicated in Parkinson’s disease.

Dr. Pappius receives Order of Canada

21 Nov 2019

One of The Neuro’s top neuroscientists has been recognized by the Governor General of Canada for her groundbreaking research.

To solve the problem of brain disease, make research openly available

11 Nov 2019

Open Science can unlock the potential of new technologies that are making detailed study of the brain possible like never before.

Celebrating 100 plus 1

18 Jul 2019

Eminent neuroscientist Brenda Milner has birthday party at The Neuro

Birgit Frauscher - NeuroXXceptional

18 Jun 2019

Dr. Birgit Frauscher is a neurologist and researcher specializing in epilepsy research and patient care at The Neuro. She is the winner of the 2019 Michael Prize for outstanding research in epilepsy.


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