Douglas Mental Health University Institute

Towards a new era of small animal imaging research

Published: 30May2019

Have you ever spent half an hour trying to take the best photo of your pets but they won't stay still in the perfect angle? This is also true for small animal imaging research using positron...

Québec siblings with rare orphan disease lead to discovery of rare genetic diseases

Published: 25Apr2019

Mutations in a gene involved in brain development have led to the discovery of two new neurodevelopmental diseases by an international team led by researchers at McGill University and CHU Sainte...

Alzheimer’s disease: neuronal loss very limited

Published: 17Jan2018

Frequently encountered in the elderly, Alzheimer’s is considered a neurodegenerative disease, which means that it is accompanied by a significant, progressive loss of neurons and their nerve...

Analyzing the psyche of risky drivers

Published: 28Apr2016

By Cynthia Lee, McGill Newsroom...

Playing action video games may be bad for your brain, study finds

Published: 9Aug2017

The study by Canadian researchers Dr. Véronique Bohbot of Douglas Mental Health University Institute in Montreal and Dr. Greg West, an associate professor at the French-language Université de...

Alzheimer’s disease : It takes two (proteins) to tango

Published: 20Apr2016

For years, neuroscientists have puzzled over how two abnormal proteins, called amyloid and tau, accumulate in the brain and damage it to cause Alzheimer's disease (AD). Which one is the driving...

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