August 2017

The Most Famous Brain in Science Colin Holmes, a former graduate student at The Neuro, has the most notable brain in science. Also known as “Average Colin,” it has appeared in over 800 scientific papers — and more citations come in almost every week. It has been featured in studies of stroke, HIV, Alzheimer’s, and […]


June 2017

Focus on the Iconic Brenda Milner Brenda Milner was recently awarded the McGill Medal for Exceptional Academic Achievement in Honour of Ground-breaking Career, was featured in the New York Times, and was also honoured at the Annual BMO Celebrating Women program, in the Community and Charitable Giving category. Read more about Dr. Milner’s McGill Medal […]


May 2017

A Retrospective Featuring The Neuro’s Cutting-Edge Contributions to Neuroscience Some of the several cutting-edge contributions to neuroscience during The Neuro’s illustrious history are detailed in a fascinating article in Le Devoir. April was Parkinson’s Awareness Month – A Look at the Latest Parkinson’s News and Information from The Neuro Watch: Parkinson’s Care and research at […]


March 2017

Focus on Human Brain Mapping Nature Neuroscience presented a special issue highlighting considerations and recent developments in noninvasive techniques that improve our understanding of neural measurements in humans, bridging the gap between human and animal research in neuroscience. Dr. Sylvain Baillet contributed a review on MEG for human electrophysiology and imaging. Read the contents of […]


February 2017

The Arthur and Graida Victor Movement Disorder Endowment Fund Created in 2002, in memory of Mr. Victor, this fund now commemorates the lives of both Arthur and Graida. The philanthropy of the Victors, their family and friends, and the community, has so far made it possible for 19 exceptional graduate students working in Parkinson’s disease […]


August 2016

Patient Partnership with The Neuro’s Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Clinic Improves Essential Service New initiatives, including the implementation of a new nursing helpline – MS Access – for patients calling with clinical issues, have dramatically enhanced service provided to patients of The Neuro’s MS Clinic! Learn more!   New Director of The Neuro BioBank Named Dr. […]


July 2016

Focusing on Nurses – at the Heart of The Neuro Nurses at the Neuro are on the frontline and are involved in all the critical aspects of health care, including research, administration, education, and clinical care. They are at the centre of improving the health and wellbeing of Neuro patients. The 2016 Neuroscience Nursing Awards […]


May 2016

Dr. Martin Veilleux We are pleased to announce that Dr. Martin Veilleux has agreed to become Director of the EEG Laboratory at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital and Clinical Leader, Epilepsy, Neuroscience mission, MUHC, succeeding Dr. Francois Dubeau. The appointment is effective immediately. Dr. Martin Veilleux is an Assistant Professor in Neurology at the […]


April 2016

Appointments Dr. Lesley Fellows was recently appointed to the newly created position of Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. This appointment, reporting to the Vice-Dean, Academic Affairs, was effective as of March 1, 2016. As Assistant Dean, Dr. Fellows will be responsible for developing and implementing a Faculty-wide mentoring program for basic […]


March 2016

A fond farewell to Jocelyne Pépin Jocelyne Pépin nurse manager, O.R and Neuroradiology began her retirement on February 1, 2016. Jocelyne has been an admirable and much-appreciated asset to the Neuroscience Mission with her expert knowledge, persistent and creative problem-solving, meticulous and ever-vigilant budget management, her work ethic, her positive outlook, respectful and kind interpersonal […]