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Removal Of Neuro (McGill) Tagged Equipment (reminder of existing policy)

In order to take a piece of equipment (eg, computer monitor, desktop unit, printer, camera, microscope etc. ) tagged with a McGill identification sticker, the authorized person must:

Published: 19 Mar 2020

Neuro Financial Services during COVID-19 ramp-down period

Financial Services will ensure normal operations as much as possible during this exceptional period.  There may be some delays in processing times and we ask for your patience.


For expense reimbursement questions, contact Billy Arnaoutelis, Financial Administrator vasilios.arnaoutelis [at]

For other questions or concerns, contact Andrew Marcheschi, Financial Officer andrew.marcheschi [at]

Published: 19 Mar 2020

Human Resources (McGill University) during COVID-19 ramp-down period

The Human Resources team is working remotely until further notice due to COVID-19. For questions, please contact us at hradmin.neuro [at]


As McGill University has indicated, all academic and administrative staff, including casual employees, who worked and are scheduled to work over the two (2) week period (March 16 – 27), will be paid.

Published: 19 Mar 2020

Neuro Facilities Services during COVID-19 ramp-down period

Neuro Facilities will be working remotely from Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm. For any requests or inquiries, please email facilities.neuro [at] CONTACTS

Code-related emergencies inside the building (flood, fire, chemical spill, medical, etc.), dial 55555 from internal phone.

Emergencies outside the building, please call 911.

Published: 18 Mar 2020

Mail Room (Internal mail) & General Stores operations COVID-19

Mail Room

Receives all Canada Post packages only and internal mail

Room: RVH - E.372 Dispatch Center Phone: 514 934-1934 Ext. 54000 Dial “4” for Neuro Leave message only

Operating hours

7 am to 8 pm Monday to Friday

Delivery Rounds

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, around noon


Published: 18 Mar 2020

CO2 delivery to The Neuro during research ramp-down period

Update: Wednesday, March 25

Please see this updated memo with information about PRAXAIR and MEGS deliveries.

Published: 18 Mar 2020

Liquid nitrogen delivery to The Neuro during research ramp-down period

Update: Wednesday, March 25

Please see this updated memo with information about PRAXAIR and MEGS deliveries.

Published: 18 Mar 2020

Requesting Essential Research Activity Access during COVID-19

The Quebec government's and McGill's default position is that all non-essential research activities on campus must be postponed or halted in the short term as of Thursday March 19, 11pm.

All activities/experiments that are not time-sensitive and/or that would not result in significant data loss should be postponed for the duration of the University’s closure.

Published: 17 Mar 2020

Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and impacts on Clinical Research Unit activities

The Clinical Research Unit of the Neuro is committed to providing excellent care and to support any individual involved in a clinical trial.

As the different levels of government and our institution introduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention measures, we constantly re-evaluate potential impacts on clinical trials and our patients.

Published: 16 Mar 2020

Work remotely during COVID-19

In the current climate, the well-being of our entire community - staff, patients and students - is at the forefront of our thinking. We are moving quickly to promote social distancing.

As of Monday the 16th of March, and until we communicate otherwise, all Institute (McGill) employees are expected to work remotely, unless otherwise notified. Managers are asked to exchange with their employees to plan for the coming weeks. 

Published: 16 Mar 2020

New rules governing events and gatherings at The Neuro

In order to limit potential exposure to COVID-19, The Neuro has adopted additional special measures for gatherings and events within The Neuro complex, including Neuro activities in other buildings such as the Lyman Duff and Ludmer buildings.

Published: 16 Mar 2020

Using a cappella to explain speech and music specialization

Study suggests humans have developed complementary neural systems in each hemisphere for auditory stimuli

Speech and music are two fundamentally human activities that are decoded in different brain hemispheres. A new study used a unique approach to reveal why this specialization exists.

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Published: 27 Feb 2020

Bridging the gap between AI and the clinic

Open source app helps predict brain tumour malignancy and patient survival

The power of artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine lies in its ability to find important statistical patterns in large datasets. A study published today is an important proof of concept for how AI can help doctors and brain tumour patients make better treatment decisions.

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Published: 30 Jan 2020

AI-analyzed blood test can predict the progression of neurodegenerative disease

New technique could be used to choose best therapies for patients and measure their effectiveness

Evaluating the effectiveness of therapies for neurodegenerative diseases is often difficult because each patient’s progression is different. A new study shows artificial intelligence (AI) analysis of blood samples can predict and explain disease progression, which could one day help doctors choose more appropriate and effective treatments for patients.

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Published: 28 Jan 2020

An exceptional donation to support autism research

Q1K: A collaborative undertaking involving 1,000 families to transform autism care

Published: 13 Nov 2019


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