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Gene discovered to cause rare, severe neurological disease

Published: 28Nov2016

Researchers have linked a debilitating neurological disease in children to mutations in a gene that regulates neuronal development through control of protein movement within neuronal cells. 

Major ALS Research Funding Announced

Published: 24Nov2016

By Shawn Hayward, Montreal Neurological Institute...

Olfactory perception influenced by background and semantic information

Published: 23Nov2016

When two people smell the same thing, they can have remarkably different reactions, depending on their cultural background. Researchers at the Neuro have found that even when two cultures share the...

Newly created Jean Béliveau Award recognizes achievements and community leadership of McGill athletes

Published: 23Nov2016

A new athletic financial award -- known as the Jean Béliveau Award -- has been established at McGill University to recognize outstanding student-athletes and honour the memory of the legendary...

Prof. Claudia Mitchell receives SSHRC’s top research honour

Published: 22Nov2016

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) today awarded its 2016 Gold Medal to Prof. Claudia Mitchell of McGill’s Department of Integrated Studies in Education, in...

Two for the Rhodes

Published: 22Nov2016

Source: McGill Reporter staff (UPDATED: 6:30 PM NOV. 22)

Men have a lot to learn about their own fertility

Published: 22Nov2016

The first large-scale study of its kind has revealed that Canadian men generally lack knowledge about the risk factors contributing to male infertility. Research led by Dr. Phyllis Zelkowitz, head...

The Work of the Dead wins Cundill Prize in Historical Literature

Published: 18Nov2016

The winner of the 2016 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill was announced tonight at a gala awards dinner held in Toronto. Now in its ninth year, the Cundill Prize is one of the world’s...

International Human Epigenome Consortium studies mark major step forward for epigenetics research

Published: 17Nov2016

One of the great mysteries in biology is how the many different cell types that make up our bodies are derived from a single cell and from one DNA sequence, or genome. We have learned a lot from...

Montreal universities unite to host the 2017 Conference of the Americas on International Education

Published: 15Nov2016

Montreal, November 15, 2016 – The Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Concordia University, McGill University, Université de Montréal and ÉTS (École de technologie supérieure) will host the...

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