August 2017

Zhen-Yi Andy Ou, (mentored by Dr. Madeleine Sharp) recipient of a $60,000 Parkinson’s Foundation APDA Summer Student Fellowship, for his paper, Effect of Levodopa on the Consolidation of Learning in People with PD. Read more. Dr. Fraser Moore, winner of McGill University’s prestigious Osler Award, for his outstanding contributions to medical education. Selected by the […]


July 2017

Dr. Emily Beatrice Jane Coffey, Department of Integrated Program in Neuroscience, winner of the 2017 Prix d’excellence de l’Association des doyens des études supérieures au Québec (ADESAQ), for her outstanding doctoral dissertation entitled: Periodic sound encoding in the human auditory system: variability and plasticity.


June 2017

Adrian Duszkiewicz, postdoctoral researcher in the Peyrache Lab, who was awarded a Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship for his project, “Functional dissection of the head-direction system”. The aim of the project is to uncover the functional connectivity of the head-direction system, the brain’s ‘compass’. Ms. Eileen “Beany” Peterson, recipient of the 2017 Anne Galler Award […]


May 2017

Our dedicated volunteers! Learn more about them.   Pam and Dr. Rolando Del Maestro, for their recognition at the 2017 Ontario Volunteer Service Awards in honour of being two of the three founders of the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada and for helping the Foundation reach its goals for over 35 years.   All of […]


March 2017

Dr. Boris Bernhardt, winner of the Michael Prize 2017, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to research promoting further developments in epileptology. The 2017 Michael Prize and 20.000 Euro fund, will be officially awarded at the International Epilepsy Congress in Barcelona in September 2017, where Dr. Bernhardt will present a lecture. Emily Coffey, PhD student with Dr. […]


August 2016

Clotilde Degroot, who coined the winning name for The Neuro’s Biobank: NeurO C-BIGR, or The Neuro OpenScience Clinical Biologic Imaging and Genetic Repository. Clotilde, who is the coordinator of the Quebec Parkinson Network, which is headquartered at The Neuro, will receive a $500 prize. The NeurO C-BIGR will play a central role in The Neuro’s […]


July 2016

Dr. Jean-Pierre Farmer, who won the Prix d’excellence 2016 from the Collège des médecins du Québec for his outstanding contributions to neurosurgery. Read more about this great honour. Dr. Mirko Diksic, who was elected a Corresponding Member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (HAZU), on May 12, 2016. Dr. Barbara E. Jones, who […]


May 2016

BrainReach Awarded First Prize by the CAN Advocacy Committee for Outreach! The IPN would like to congratulate the BrainReach team for winning the Canadian Association of Neuroscience Advocacy Committee Award for “best student initiative promoting neuroscience to the public”. As the CAN Advocacy Committee wrote, the Committee “was especially impressed by your level of organization, […]


March 2016

Dr. Guiomar Niso, a postdoctoral fellow with Sylvain Baillet in the McConnell Brain Imaging Centre got a cover story in the bulletin of Madrid’s Polytechnic University. Learn more (see pages 8-11)


February 2016

Dr. Anne-Louise Lafontaine appointed Chief of Neurology at MUHC Dr. Anne-Louise Lafontaine has been appointed Chief of the department of Neurology of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) after having served as Interim Chief since November 2014. Her four-year term started on November 2, 2015. Dr. Lafontaine is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of […]