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National Nursing Week - Celebrating Excellence

The annual Neuroscience Nursing Awards of Excellence Ceremony took place May 12 as part of National Nursing Week.  The event was a wonderful showcase of dedication, spirit, determination, strength, compassion and innovation.  It was an opportunity to pause and celebrate nurses and others who have gone above and beyond this last year making the Transition Plan a reality.  We would like to recognize this year’s awardees and again thank all the staff for their hard work and dedica

Published: 22 May 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY: BILINGUALISM AND THE BRAIN

Public lecture: Perspectives on bilingualism: From birth to aging

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Published: 11 May 2015

May - Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro at McGill University and the MUHC has Canada’s oldest MS clinic but is always innovating - striving for progress and better treatments for patients.

What’s new in MS at The Neuro

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Published: 7 May 2015

Tango dancing could benefit Parkinson's disease patients

New study puts 40 patients through 12-week course

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Published: 13 Apr 2015

April - Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, is at the forefront of Parkinson’s research and clinical care. Parkinson’s patients are seen at The Neuro’s Movement Disorders Clinic and the Montreal General Hospital. Approximately 100,000 Canadians have Parkinson’s disease.

The Neuro to introduce experimental drug treatment

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Published: 2 Apr 2015

Using patients’ own cells to accelerate research into neurological disease

$1 M gift from Mr. J. Sebastian van Berkom launches translational research into neurological disease

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Published: 31 Mar 2015

Teens test their smarts in the Brain Bee

Twenty-two students from four Montreal area high schools will assemble at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro at McGill University on April 2nd to be quizzed about synapses, axons and other cerebral facts in the international contest known as the Brain Bee. The winner will go on to the Canadian National Brain Bee at McMaster University in Hamilton, ON. The national winner travels to Australia for the International Brain Bee.

Published: 27 Mar 2015

Purple Day March 26 - A World Day for Epilepsy Awareness

The Neuro has been at the forefront of epilepsy treatment and research for over half a century. The “Montreal Procedure” developed by Dr. Wilder Penfield and colleagues revolutionized the surgical treatment for epilepsy, allowing thousands of patients to start new lives free of seizures. The use of electroencephalography (EEG) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the study and treatment of epilepsy was pioneered at The Neuro.

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Published: 26 Mar 2015

Finding a new test for concussions

Brain activation study helps to diagnose concussions in children and youths

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Published: 17 Mar 2015

It’s brain time!

A wonder-filled week of the brain

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Published: 16 Mar 2015

Breakthrough in understanding how cancer cells metastasize

Montreal Neurological Institute scientists discover a new mechanism driving spread of cancer

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Published: 26 Feb 2015

Students to perform ‘brain’ surgery

Come witness young students perform brain surgery for the first time

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Published: 19 Feb 2015

Revolutionary new probe zooms in on cancer cells

Improves tumour surgeries and extends survival times for brain cancer patients

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Published: 11 Feb 2015

Smoking thins vital part of brain

Years ago, children were warned that smoking could stunt their growth, but now a major study by an international team including the Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University and the University of Edinburgh shows new evidence that long-term smoking could cause thinning of the brain’s cortex. The cortex is the outer layer of the brain in which critical cognitive functions such as memory, language and perception take place.

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Published: 10 Feb 2015

Faculty Positions at the Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University

The Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) at McGill University invites applications for four Assistant Professors who will focus on one or more of our priority areas:

Published: 26 Jan 2015

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