Researchers at The Neuro are world leaders in cellular and molecular neuroscience, brain imaging, cognitive neuroscience and the study and treatment of neurological diseases and disorders. Here are their stories.


New faculty spotlight: Justine Cléry

2 Aug 2022

Justine Cléry's research aims to identify and understand how the mechanisms involved in sensory processing and social cognition evolve across a person's lifetime.

International collaborations driving neurodevelopmental research

19 Jul 2022

Researchers called to join forces to advance research and training through joint pilot project grant competitions.

The time has come for living systematic reviews in autism research

7 Jul 2022

While the inclusion of more recent estimates can improve accuracy and utility of systematic reviews, there is a key challenge: how can evidence influence policy if it cannot be updated in real time?

The ultimate snapshot of ALS

4 Jul 2022

The Neuro and the C-BIG Repository are at the heart of a Canadian initiative that invites individuals with ALS to share their unique story to help drive research.

German delegation visits The Neuro

17 Jun 2022

Members of a German delegation visited The Neuro recently to learn more about international initiatives.

Shedding light on Parkinson’s toward new treatments and cures

3 Jun 2022

An observational study seeks people recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s, and those with risk factors.

Etienne de Villers-Sidani: Tracking brain health through the senses

2 Jun 2022

Dr. Etienne de Villers-Sidani is a neurologist specializing in cognitive disorders, investigating the role of sensory experience and brain plasticity in cognitive dysfunction.

Tiny fish could be the key to an ALS breakthrough

31 May 2022

Gary Armstrong has high praise for zebrafish, a species of fish that he is using to look for new ways to treat ALS, a fatal neurodegenerative disease that has defied a cure and effective treatments.

Dr. Bernard Brais: Understand to treat

4 May 2022

This neurogeneticist’s calling is to understand rare diseases that are unique to Quebec.


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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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