September 2017

Edith Hamel and Robert Zatorre elected to Royal Society of Canada Dr. Edith Hamel and Dr. Robert Zatorre have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada. Election to the academies of the Royal Society of Canada is the highest honour that a scholar can achieve in the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences. Learn more […]

August 2017

The Neuro a Major Force with Three CIHR Foundation Grants The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced the results of the 2016-2017 Foundation Grant Competition. Across the country, 76 research grants were approved for a total investment of $199,659,488. The Neuro is well represented with three grant recipients: Boris Bernhardt, Edward Fon and Peter […]

July 2017

The Neuro to Create World’s First ALS Phase 1 Clinical Trial Unit A generous donation by The Tenaquip Foundation will improve the quality of care available to ALS patients at The Neuro, and will also increase the rate at which researchers can evaluate new ALS drugs. The Foundation’s $1.5 million donation will help develop drugs […]

June 2017

Marking Stroke Month at The Neuro Innovation and Rapid Treatment – a Model Program A Canadian suffers a stroke every ten minutes and every year, approximately 14,000 Canadians die of stroke, making stroke the third-leading cause of death in Canada. The Neuro is marking Stroke Month in June to increase public awareness about the dangers […]

May 2017

Join us for a Unique Tour of The Neuro as Part of the ACFAS Congress As part of the 85th ACFAS (L’Association francophone pour le savoir) Congress, which will be held at McGill University, The Neuro is hosting, À la découverte de la matière grise, on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Join us for this unique […]

March 2017

Anièle Lecoq to Lead Philanthropic Efforts at The Neuro We are pleased to announce that philanthropic leader Anièle Lecoq will join The Neuro and oversee the advancement portfolio, effective May 23, 2017. Anièle will assume the overall management of fundraising operations of The Neuro, including the planning and implementation of strategies to secure major philanthropic […]

February 2017

Let’s Talk – Thanks to Bell In January 2017, Bell Let’s Talk announced a donation of $250,000 to The Neuro to fund the development of online mental health resources focused on the needs of multicultural communities. When it comes to mental health, many in Canada don’t receive proper treatment due to language barriers and/or cultural […]

August 2016

Researchers Open New Path of Discovery in Parkinson’s Disease A team of scientists from the University of Montreal and The Neuro have discovered that two genes associated with Parkinson’s disease are key regulators of the immune system, providing direct evidence linking Parkinson’s to autoimmune disease. Learn more about this ground-breaking discovery!   Seeing What the […]

July 2016

$4 Million for Intellectual Disabilities Research The Sandra and Alain Bouchard Foundation donated $4-million to the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, and established The Sandra and Alain Bouchard Intellectual Disability Research Program. Learn more about what inspired generous gift.   The Wounded Brain Healed Book Launch and Cocktail On June 16, 2016, The Neuro held a […]

May 2016

May 2016 – Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month Multiple sclerosis treatment and research has long been a focus at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital. The Neuro introduced Canada’s first MS clinic and the clinic’s highly specialized staff employs the latest research data and treatment methods in a clinical atmosphere of innovation and progress. Learn more. […]