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 […]

September 2015

Dr. Guy Rouleau recently appointed Dr. Edward Fon as the MNI’s new Scientific Director. Dr. Fon will take the lead on numerous initiatives including strategic and scientific direction, as well as recruitment. Dr. Fon is a Clinician-Scientist with a particular interest in Parkinson’s disease. His research focuses on the molecular events leading to the degeneration […]

August 2015

Vassilios Papadopoulos, Executive Director of the Research Institute at the MUHC, recently appointed Dr. Peter McPherson as Interim Director of the Proteomics facility at the RI-MUHC. Dr. McPherson is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a James McGill Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery and of Anatomy and Cell Biology.  He is Associate […]

July 2015

Provost Anthony C. Masi recently announced that The Neuro’s Prof. Josephine Nalbantoglu will be appointed the University’s next Dean of Graduate and Post-doctoral Studies, effective 1 July 2015, for a five-year term. Since 2009, Prof. Nalbantoglu has served as the Director of the Integrated Program in Neuroscience, which is not only McGill’s largest graduate program, […]