Repressing a faulty gene

18 Mar 2024

A study underway at The Neuro is the first in Canada to evaluate whether a treatment using an antisense oligonucleotide therapy would be effective against Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.

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.

Dr. Bernard Brais: Understand to treat

4 May 2022

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

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.

Finding better diagnoses for rare diseases

25 Feb 2021

A group of physicians and researchers came up with a way to crowd-source neurological expertise, giving patients a better chance for accurate diagnoses.

Rare Disease Day 2020

27 Feb 2020

Uncovering the genetic layers of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Leaving none behind

28 Feb 2019

Over the last several years, The Neuro has focussed more attention on rare diseases, engaging more staff and resources to deal with an ever-increasing mass of genetic data and tests.

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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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