When it comes to weight gain, the problem may be mostly in our heads, and our genes
Clinicians should consider how the way we think can make us vulnerable to obesity, and how obesity is genetically intertwined with brain structure and mental performance, according to new research.
Scientist Brenda Milner, born in 1918, pioneered memory research
Pioneering neuropsychologist Brenda Milner turns 100 today. Milner made groundbreaking discoveries in the field of human memory.
Technique can be used to better categorize patients with neurological disease, according to their therapeutic needs
Personalized medicine – delivering therapies specially tailored to a patient’s unique physiology – has been a goal of researchers and doctors for a long time. New research provides a way of delivering personalized treatments to patients with neurological disease.
Finding is key for future treatment and earlier diagnosis
Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) of McGill University have used a unique approach to track brain degeneration in Alzheimer’s disease, uncovering a pathway through which degeneration spreads from one region to another.
Montreal — In a study published in Stem Cell Reports, a McGill team of scientists led by Dr. Carl Ernst, researcher at the Douglas Hospital Research Centre, revealed a molecular mechanism that may play a role in the development of autism.
$10-million gift strengthens McGill’s commitment to brain research, young researchers and faster results for patients
Endowment to bolster big-data research and help establish Global Brain Consortium at Ludmer Centre
Discovery will aid diagnosis and development of treatments
Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) and McGill University have identified novel genes associated with a specific form of schizophrenia.
Award-winning unit will add 10 new beds this year
Stroke is the third-leading cause of death in Canada. Each year, some 14,000 Canadians die as a result of a stroke.
June is Stroke Awareness Month, a time to spread awareness of the causes and effects of stroke as well as its treatment.
A look at the latest ALS research and clinical care at The Neuro
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a terrible disease with no known cure. Research at The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) is uncovering data that could help find effective treatments for ALS.
The Neuro’s Alain Ptito is focussing public attention on the danger of concussion
By Victor Swoboda
On the day that you read this, more than 400 Canadians on average will suffer a concussion or some other brain injury.
Djavad Mowafaghian Foundation shares The Neuro’s open science vision to accelerate drug discovery and find new and effective treatments for autism spectrum disorders
Philanthropy and government unite to advance research and patient care and to establish leading edge facilities and technologies at The Neuro
Today, May 23, 2018, The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) gratefully acknowledged significant government funding and unveiled the Thinking Ahead Campaign (2007-2013) donor wall as a tribute and thank you to the many people who helped transform The Neuro’s ability to deliver cutting-edge research and clinical care.
CENTECH, a Montreal-based technology incubator, announced earlier that it has selected a company founded by Dr. Etienne de Villers-Sidani for its Propulsion Program, which helps the most innovative start-ups move from the initial development phase to commercializing their products and services on the international market. Dr.
May is Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Month. Laboratory and clinical studies related to MS involve about 50 members of The Neuro’s staff. They study the disease in all its aspects and at every stage with the help of the most advanced brain imaging technology and the latest cell biology techniques.