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Élection d’Alan Evans comme membre de la Royal Society

Une reconnaissance pour une vie consacrée à la recherche de premier plan

Alan Evans, chercheur au Neuro, Professeur James McGill de neurologie et de neurochirurgie et co-directeur du Centre Ludmer en neuroinformatique et santé mentale a été élu membre de la Royal Society. Il se joint ainsi à un groupe de scientifiques qui compte un récipiendaire du Nobel et un ancien conseiller médical en chef du Président des États-Unis.

Published: 17 Jun 2024

Two Neuro projects funded by international partnership

Researchers will study how hormones affect brain cancer and the role of neural circuits in social skills

The Paris Brain Institute and the Institut Pasteur have partnered with The Neuro to fund two groundbreaking studies, each receiving more than $440,000. These projects are part of an international collaboration to address future challenges in neuroscience.

Published: 14 Jun 2024

$10.6M grant supports innovative autism project

McGill Translational Platform in Autism Research will help uncover the disorders’ neural foundations

 

A new project at The Neuro, McGill University and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has been awarded $10.6M in financial support as part of the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) Innovation Fund.

Published: 8 Apr 2024

Congrats to Dominique Louer, SCSD PhD candidate, who has been selected for the 2024 McGill 3MT | MT180 Competition Final!

After weeks of competition and feedback, 15 finalists are ready! Who can best present their leading-edge research to a live audience in just 3 minutes and a single slide? Come to the final and cheer on Dominique!!!

Published: 25 Mar 2024

The 2024 Scaringi Lecture Series in Speech Language Pathology: Workshop

Clinical Workshop April 4, 2024, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Room TBA

 

Using Narratives to Enhance Speech, Language and Communication in Students with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN): the magic of storytelling.

Published: 4 Mar 2024

The 2024 Scaringi Lecture Series in Speech Language Pathology

McGill’s School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is proud to be hosting a research talk on enhancing the language of adolescents with DLD and a workshop on using narratives in clinical assessment and intervention.

These events are funded by the Scaringi Lecture Series grant. This year the events are also co-sponsored by the FRQSC group on Cognitive plasticity and language acquisition.

Published: 20 Feb 2024

The 2024 Dr. Donald G. Doehring Memorial Lecture

McGill’s School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is proud to announce: The 2024 Dr. Donald G. Doehring Memorial Lecture March 11, 4:30 to 6 pm Leacock 232 855 Sherbrooke St. W. Dr. Sheila Blumstein Brown University

Published: 20 Feb 2024

Making AI a partner in neuroscientific discovery

New paper argues that Large Language Models can reveal breakthroughs humans alone cannot

The past year has seen major advances in Large Language Models (LLMs) such as ChatGPT. The ability of these models to interpret and produce human text sources (and other sequence data) has implications for people in many areas of human activity.

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Published: 9 Feb 2024

A neurological disease paradigm shift

Researchers propose a new model for classifying Parkinson’s

 

One of the things that makes developing effective treatments for Parkinson’s disease so challenging is its complexity. While some forms are caused by genetics, others have environmental factors, and patients can show a wide range of symptoms of varying severity. Diagnosis of Parkinson’s is also currently made very late, after the disease may have been in the brain for a decade or more.

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Published: 23 Jan 2024

Ethics in Rehab

What is distinctive about ethics in rehabilitation? Read the special issue of Canadian Journal of Bioethics on Rehab Ethics, covering private practice, waiting list management, conceptualizations of ethics, ethics education, sexuality, autonomy. Guest editors of Vol.1; No 3, Limits and Challenges of Ethics in Rehabilitation included Dr. Matthew Hunt.

Published: 21 Jan 2019

Dr. Lencucha wins prestigious prize for Global Health

 

Congratulations to Dr. Raphael Lencucha who has been awarded the Dr. Donald A. Henderson Prize for Outstanding Global Health Research for his publication entitled “Global tobacco control and economic norms: an analysis of normative commitments in Kenya, Malawi and Zambia.”

Published: 23 Nov 2018

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