November 2017

  Fearful Asymmetry Book Launched Paul Broca made the most significant discovery in nineteenth-century human biology when he found that speech resides within the left frontal lobe of the human brain. In Fearful Asymmetry, Dr. Richard Leblanc recounts the story of this hard-won scientific discovery based on a new reading and translation of original records […]

October 2017

  William Howard Feindel to be Honoured On November 23, 2017, William Howard Feindel (1918-2014) will be recognized posthumously for his contributions to neurosurgical research and development of medical diagnostic equipment at the Discovery Centre’s Annual Awards Gala. The Gala is Nova Scotia’s most prestigious event celebrating the best and brightest in science and technology. […]

September 2017

  A Birthday Celebration On August 15, 2017, staff at The Neuro gathered together to celebrate the birthdays of three distinguished figures in the history of The Neuro! Dr. Brenda Milner turned 99 on July 15, Dr. Hanna Pappius turned 92 on July 26, and Dr. Gilles Bertrand turned 93 on August 5. The life […]

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 […]