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


Neuro XXceptional

Maryse Thomas is NeuroXXceptional

21 Dec 2018

Maryse Thomas is a PhD Student in Neuroscience in the de Villers-Sidani lab at The Neuro. She studies auditory neuroplasticity, which is how the sounds we hear shape our brains throughout our lives.

Kalyna Franko - NeuroXXceptional

19 Nov 2018

Kalyna Franko is a speech-language pathologist at The Neuro and a gold medal rowing champion.

Christine Tardif: I choose The Neuro

31 Oct 2018

Tardif’s lab develops magnetic resonance imaging techniques to study the relationship between brain myelination and behaviour in health subjects and in various neurological disorders.

Cynthia Solek - NeuroXXceptional

1 Oct 2018

Solek won the Molson NeuroEngineering Post-Doctoral Fellowship in 2017

The Neuro celebrates winners of The Future of Cognitive Neuroscience Competition

12 Sep 2018

The Brenda Milner Centennial Symposium began on Sept. 6 with a look to the future as The Neuro announced the winners of The Future of Cognitive Neuroscience Video Competition.

Angela Genge - NeuroXXceptional

22 Aug 2018

Neurologist Dr. Angela Genge is Director of the ALS Clinic and the Clinical Research Unit at The Neuro

Brenda Milner, the original NeuroXXceptional

15 Jul 2018

Scientist Brenda Milner, born in 1918, pioneered memory research

Awards & Honours of Brenda Milner

17 May 2018

“We shouldn't quite say I created a field, but I certainly played a significant part.”

Jessica Dumoulin, Assistant Nurse Manager, ICU

14 May 2018

"‘That’s not my job’ is a sentence you will never hear from me."


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The Neuro is 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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