March 2018

      CFI Innovation Fund Awarded to Neuro Researcher   Abbas F. Sadikot will receive more than $2 million from the CFI Innovation Fund to support the development of MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) technology for the modulation of brain structure and function. This is part of a $67 million CFI fund to support research […]

February 2018

Vote Today! Neuro Researchers Featured in Two of Quebec Science’s Top-Ten Discoveries of 2017 Every year, Québec Science profiles the Top-10 scientific discoveries of the year, and the 2017 edition features two entries with Neuro connections! Kevin Petrecca and colleague Frédéric Leblond’s (Polytechnique Montréal) pioneering collaborative discovery, entitled, Sonde anti-cancer. Jean-Paul Soucy and Marc-André Bédard […]

December 2017

  Guy Rouleau Reappointed as Director of the MNI Dr. Guy Rouleau was unanimously and enthusiastically reappointed for a second five-year term as Director of the MNI effective January 1, 2018. In reviewing his first term as Director, the Advisory Committee was particularly impressed by The Neuro’s increased research visibility and strong clinical contributions under […]

November 2017

In Grateful Recognition of Our Valued Supporters November 15 was National Philanthropy Day! The Neuro would like to take this opportunity to thank and celebrate you – our community of donors and supporters. You continue to have a positive impact on our research and compassionate patient care. During our 2016-2017 fiscal year, 4276 donors raised […]

October 2017

Transformative Donation of $16 Million Establishes New Autism Research Centre at The Neuro Thanks to an extraordinary $16-million donation from the Azrieli Foundation, The Neuro is creating the Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR). This will make The Neuro the first institute in Canada to develop a comprehensive program for autism that tightly integrates the […]

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 […]