Every year the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital celebrates and honours the achievements of the Neuro community by holding the NeurExcellence awards. These awards acknowledge outstanding individual contributions to The Neuro and recognize the individuals that make this institution the world-leading destination for brain research and advanced patient care it is today.
Unveiling of the David Colman Portait
This year’s award ceremony was also marked by the unveiling of Dr. David Colman’s portrait. Dr. Colman was Director of The Neuro from 2002 until his passing in 2011.
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 Royal Society of Canada (RSC). He is one fourteen new RSC Fellows from McGill University, including McGill Principal Suzanne Fortier. The induction ceremony took take place on November 27 in Victoria, B.C. Dr. Evans is a pioneering scientist who has helped map the human brain. He has redefined the role of neuroimaging by developing techniques and analytic tools that are now universally used. One of his signature achievements was creating the Montreal Neurological Institute-reference brain, the most frequently used spatial reference system for cataloguing structural and functional data for both normal and diseased brains.