Cancer probe chosen for top science discovery

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The 2017 Québec Science Discovery of the Year Award goes to the cancer-detection probe developed by Kevin Petrecca and Frédéric Leblond.

Brilliant Night gala raises $1.2M for brain cancer research

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Third annual gala raises more than $1.2M for the Neuro’s Brain Tumour Program, one of the largest and most comprehensive brain tumour research and treatment programs in the country.

Neuro’s top brain cancer fundraiser returns


The third annual A Brilliant Night gala will take place this year at Montreal’s Le Salon Richmond on Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. All proceeds will go to support The Neuro’s Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Encouraging results for patients with aggressive brain cancer


Based on recent information on the mechanisms of chemotherapy, a team of researchers of the McGill University Health Centre have developed a new clinical approach to increase the efficiency of treatment of malignant brain tumours that shows promising survival rates while reducing burden on health resources

10 new facts about the brain


It has been a remarkable year for neuroscience research at McGill – and we’re only in June. The discoveries are helping us understand the most complex organ in our bodies, and providing considerable hope for battling debilitating diseases like brain cancer and Alzheimer’s, while providing new thinking in managing chronic pain.