The Early Drug Discovery Unit (EDDU)



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Open Science Resources for Researchers


Data Portal

View our publications, protocols, presentations, and software on our new data portal

Data Portal


Our Research

Discover our innovative research using iPSCs and iPSC-derived cells



Training and Events

Learn more about training opportunities and events at the EDDU

Training and Events






Email or call us to schedule a visit of the EDDU and to meet the team.

Early Drug Discovery Unit
The Neuro
3801 University
North Wing B150
Montreal, QC H3A 2B4


For general inquiries: Contact luisa.pimentel [at] (Luisa Pimentel)

For recruitment: Contact neuroeddu.mni [at] (Lenore Beitel)

For operations and lab oversight: Contact Genevieve Dorval by genevieve.dorval [at] (email) or phone

For accessing iPSCs: Please contact cbig.mni [at] (C-BIG)


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Interested in partnering with us? neuroeddu.mni [at] (Email us) 


Want to join our team? Visit Neuro Careers for available positions.

For undergraduate positions, please email neuroeddu.mni [at] (Lenore Beitel).


If you would like to support our work, visit Neuro Giving for more information.

Get involved

Want to get involved? neuroeddu.mni [at] (Email us) to find out how you can: 

  • Develop your own Open Lab Notebook
  • Create your own iPSC protocol
  • Build new software for analyzing iPSCs and iPSC-derived neurons
  • Give a talk at our iPSC Seminar Series


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The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) is 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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