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, […]


April 2015

New Neurosurgeon – Benjamin Lo Dr. Benjamin W. Y. Lo recently joined the staff at The Neuro from Toronto.  Dr. Lo is the first Canadian neurosurgeon with ICU specialist qualification as well as clinical epidemiology and biostatistics training at both the master’s and doctoral levels.  Dr. Lo received subspecialty training in neurosurgery and critical care […]


March 2015

Dr. Kevin Petrecca – Chief of the Department of Neurosurgery, MUHC In November 2014, Normand Rinfret announced the appointment of Kevin Petrecca to the position of Chief of Neurosurgery, MUHC. Dr. Petrecca obtained his undergraduate degree, PhD and MD at McGill and completed his residency at The Neuro in 2007. He is Director of the […]


August 2014

Alan Evans, one of two McGill professors among ‘Most Influential Scientific Minds’ Highly Cited Researchers 2014 represents some of the world’s leading scientific minds. Over three thousand researchers earned the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators as Highly Cited Papers—ranking among the top 1% most cited for […]


Past issues

Celebrating our Neuroscience Nurses Neuroscience Nursing Awards of Excellence are awarded each year during National Nursing Week in May to nurses working at The Neuro and the Montreal General Hospital. These peer nominated awards are given to underscore the important work done by the nursing staff. Evelyn Malowany Award for Clinical Practice Marie-Guerline Joinville, Nurse, […]