5th National Neuromuscular Review Course

Friday, October 14, 2022 10:00toSaturday, October 15, 2022 17:00
Montreal Neurological Institute 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA


Dr. Nic Dupré of Laval University  and Dr. Karine Garneau of Université de Montréal and the members of our organizing committee are pleased to announce that the 5th National Neuromuscular Review Course will be held on October 14-15, 2022 at The Neuro. The course will take place in-person and talks will be streamed for those that are unable to be present on site.

Who should attend

The review course is aimed at neurology residents and fellows from across Canada as well as at practicing community neurologists who are interested in a comprehensive review of the current principles and practices dealing with neuromuscular diseases.

Benefits of attending

This comprehensive review course may serve to fulfill part of the preparation requirements for trainees seeking to complete the Royal College Examinations in neurology and in related fields. We believe this program will assist all neurology residents in preparing for their examination. The course will bring community neurologists up to date on neuromuscular diseases so that ultimately they can improve the diagnosis and care of their patients.

Course topics

The course will present experts who will provide a state-of-the-art overview of topics such as motor neuron diseases, pediatrics, neuropathies, neuromuscular junction diseases and myopathies. The speakers will cover basic clinical concepts from diagnosis to therapeutics, from genomics to immunology. The program will include examination scenarios for those participants wishing to gain experience in examination situations.

Registration is available here at no cost for residents however registration is required in order to attend.


Registration is available here at no cost for residents however required in order to attend. A fee of $250 is applied for neurologists.


See the program in attachment, link at top right.

Travel Awards

Travel awards for Neurology Residents are available on a first come, first served basis to provide some financial assistance to those traveling from within Canada and who have registered to attend the National Neuromuscular Course Review in Montreal. Residents in PGY 4-5 will be prioritized for travel grants.

A minimum travel distance from Montreal of 250 kilometers is required. Applications must be submitted by August 12, 2022 via this form: Travel award request  and only registered applicants will be considered. You will be notified of the status of your application by September 7, 2022.

Award amounts will be based on distance:

For Neurology residents travelling from outside the province of Québec, approved awards will be in the amount of $500.

For Neurology residents travelling from outside of Montreal, but within the province of Québec, approved awards will be in the amount of $300.

Facility Directions

Building directions to the de Grandpré Communications Centre:

When entering the main MNI lobby turn left and go to the end of the hallway.

Turn right and pass the first set of elevators on your right.

Go to the second set of elevators that are near the Neurosurgery offices on your right.

Take the elevators down to 2B which is the Brain Imaging Centre.

When exiting the elevators go right then right again past the reception desk.

Go through a set of doors and go down the hall through the second set of doors.

You are now entering the Molson Pavilion. Go down the hall and pass through the third set of doors. You are now entering the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

There are a set of elevators on your left near the third set of doors.

Take the elevators down to 3B which is the bottom floor.

The de Grandpré Communications Centre is on the right side of the elevators when you exit.



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Sasha Kelly, Conference and Events Coordinator

Neuro Events, The Neuro, McGill University

neuroevents.mni [at] mcgill.ca

Organizing Committee

Dr. Nic Dupré

Dr. Angela Genge

Dr. Karine Garneau

Dr. Marie Beaudin

Deborah Rashcovsky, Events Lead, The Neuro

Sasha Kelly, Events Coordinator, The Neuro

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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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