Tracking Friedreich’s ataxia

24 Aug 2023

People with this rare condition can help accelerate research by contributing to the detection of clear indicators of disease progression.

Finding the light

13 Jul 2023

Seven years ago, after a week of unbearable migraines, Brett Murphy was lying in a hospital bed seeing the world in blurry black and white.

Putting tremors on pause

1 Sep 2022

The Clinical Research Unit is conducting clinical trials that could help manage symptoms and provide better quality of life for individuals living with essential tremor.

Patient-participants: a driving force in clinical research

17 Mar 2022

People living with neurological diseases come to The Neuro’s Clinical Research Unit to find hope.

Stroke: not on women’s radars

9 Mar 2022

Lack of information can mean women don’t recognize a serious health event when it happens.

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.

Testing common drugs for a rare disease

14 Feb 2022

The first ever clinical trial at The Neuro for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is testing a combination of existing medications in the hopes of slowing progression.

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.

ALS care and research in a time of COVID-19

18 Jun 2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, ALS patient care and research carries on at The Neuro with drug trials, a redesigned clinic, and a new approach for patients to maintain quality of life through...


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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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