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ALS Awareness Month – June 2016

Published: 13 June 2016

The Neuro is recognized as a major Canadian center for ALS research and patient care. During June, designated ALS Month, The Neuro redoubles its efforts to inform the public and the media about...

Researchers open new path of discovery in Parkinson’s disease

Published: 27 June 2016

A team of scientists led by Dr. Michel Desjardins from the University of Montreal and Dr. Heidi McBride from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (MNI) at McGill University have...

Can gut infection trigger Parkinson’s disease?

18 Jul 2019

Results suggest some forms of PD are an autoimmune disease triggered years before noticeable symptoms

Focus on mitochondria

18 Sep 2018

The cell’s power source could be key to neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s disease and ALS

Heidi McBride is Neuro XXceptional

8 Mar 2018

“The important thing is if you are interested and excited about something. If your heart beats faster doing it - you will succeed, there’s no doubt about it.”

Peroxisomes: the hybrid organelle

24 Feb 2017

Like the human body itself, cells have structures within them that perform special tasks. These cellular structures are called organelles, and discovering more about organelles is key to unlocking...


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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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