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Guy Rouleau appointed director of The Neuro

  Category:  press_releases Source Site:  Source Site Published Date:  Thu, 2012-11-08 14:33 read more

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Addiction: abnormal communication in the brain

Addiction to cigarettes, drugs and other stimulants has been linked in the past to the brain’s frontal lobes, but now there is scientific evidence that indicates where in the frontal cortex addiction...

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Peter McPherson inducted into the Royal Society of Canada

Dr. Peter McPherson,James McGill Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Anatomy and Cell Biology at the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University has been named a Fellow of the Royal...

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McGill-led projects awarded Brain Canada grants

Four innovative projects led by McGill University researchers have been selected to receive major grants under the Canada Brain Research Fund. Category:  press_releases Contact Person's Name:  Chris...

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Why your brain makes you reach for junk food

<p>New study examines link between brain cortex and food buying habits</p><p>MONTREAL: Will that be a pizza for you or will you go for a salad? Choosing what you eat is not simply a...

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New test to diagnose concussion in children

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Alan Evans inducted into the Royal Society of Canada

Dr. Alan Evans, James McGill Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and Biomedical Engineering at the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University has been named a Fellow of the...

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New hope for treatment of multiple sclerosis

A new study led by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University and the MUHC, gets closer to identifying the mechanisms responsible for multiple sclerosis and...

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First language wires brain for later language-learning

Research also demonstrates brain's plasticity and ability to adapt to new language environments Category:  psychology, med_fac, press_releases, research Contact Person's Name:  Lara Pierce Organization...

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Want to rewire a neuron? You’ve got to take it slow

By Katherine Gombay McGill Newsroom Category:  physics, science_fac, press_releases, research Contact Person's Name:  Peter Grutter Organization Name:  Dept.of Physics - McGill University Email:...

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Brighter prospects for chronic pain

The potential of light as a non-invasive, highly-focused alternative to pain medication was made more apparent thanks to research conducted by scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and...

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Data sharing: Access all areas

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (the Neuro) in Canada to conduct a radical experiment in open science. Nature   Category:  in_the_headlines Source Site:  Source Site Published Date:...

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Podcast: Pedro Valdes-Sosa

By the Media Relations Office, McGill Newsroom Spotlight on neurosciences  Neuroinformatics stands at the intersection of neuroscience and information science. One of the world leaders in this...

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Marking Stroke Month - June 2016

Raising awareness about stroke   Every ten minutes, someone in Canada suffers a stroke. Strokes kill 14,000 Canadians each year, making stroke the third leading cause of death in this country. The...

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Decoding connectivity

McGill Newsroom It’s all math: How Professor Alan Evans is using cutting-edge statistics to unravel the complexity of brain disorders. When Alan Evans was starting out in the 1970s, researchers didn’t...

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$4 million for research on intellectual disabilities

McGill Newsroom Couche-Tard founder gives $4 million to McGill for groundbreaking research on intellectual disabilities Category:  press_releases, research Contact Person's Name:  Vincent Allaire...

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“Big Data” study discovers earliest sign of Alzheimer’s

Category:  press_releases Contact Person's Name:  Shawn Hayward Organization Name:  Montreal Neurological Institute Email:  shawn.hayward@mcgill.ca Work Phone:  514-398-3376 Source Site:  Source Site...

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Researchers find new role for cannabinoids in vision

McGill Newsroom Chemicals found to improve low-light vision of tadpoles by sensitizing retinal cells A multidisciplinary team including researchers from the Montreal Neurological Institute has improved...

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KalGene gears up to manufacture and test promising Alzheimer’s treatment with...

KalGene Pharmaceuticals and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) are proud to announce the signature of an agreement worth over $1M to develop, scale up, and transfer the technology needed to...

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Lack of joy from music linked to brain disconnection

Have you ever met someone who just wasn’t into music? They may have a condition called specific musical anhedonia, which affects three-to-five per cent of the population.   Researchers at the...

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