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.


A personal and scientific journey into Parkinson's disease

7 Apr 2022

Neuroscientist Heidi McBride shares her family history of Parkinson's and what she hopes to accomplish in understanding the disease.

A leap forward for rare disease

3 Mar 2022

Targeted treatments for myasthenia gravis are finally offering new options for individuals with this neuromuscular disorder.

Mapping the tadpole brain in the land of the homunculus

14 Feb 2022

A new study expands on Dr. Wilder Penfield’s groundbreaking discovery of the human brain's sensory maps.

Keeping brains fit longer

28 Jan 2022

New research at The Neuro is studying a targeted brain training program and a potential new treatment for early Alzheimer’s.

Q & A with the Early Drug Discovery Unit’s new director

17 Jan 2022

We spoke to Tom Durcan about his new position, the role of stem cells in disease research and some exciting new developments at the EDDU.

Neuro lab part of multi-centre study seeking to repair spinal cord damage

17 Jan 2022

The lab of Alyson Fournier at The Neuro is part of a multi-centre study exploring ways to repair spinal cord damage.

Joint study among Quebec Science’s top ten

12 Jan 2022

For the third year in a row, a study including researchers at The Neuro has made Quebec Science's list of top ten discoveries.

Putting patients at the centre of clinical care

4 Jan 2022

A new platform at The Neuro seeks to make patients active participants in their own care, while also advancing patient-centred research.

Year in review 2021

17 Dec 2021

A brief list of the biggest news stories from The Neuro throughout 2021.


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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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