Neurology

THE GLOBE AND MAIL | How does COVID-19 affect the nervous system? Canadian and international scientists want to find out

Published: 13Aug2020

Canadian and international scientists are joining forces to promote research into how COVID-19 affects the central nervous system, as they strive to understand whether and how the new coronavirus...

New laboratory to advance research in 3D brain modelling

Published: 2Jul2020

Launching on June 26, 2020, the Helmholtz International BigBrain Analytics Learning Laboratory (HIBALL) will work to create 3D brain models at an unprecedented cellular-level resolution.

Serotonin linked to somatic awareness, a condition long thought to be imaginary

Published: 19Jun2019

An international team spearheaded by researchers at McGill University has discovered a biological mechanism that could explain heightened somatic awareness, a condition where patients experience...

Molecule shown to repair damaged axons

Published: 8Mar2017

A foray into plant biology led one researcher to discover that a natural molecule can repair axons, the thread-like projections that carry electrical signals between cells. Axonal damage is the...

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