Donald Trump aces Montreal Cognitive Assessment


The Montreal Cognitive Assessment, or MoCA, devised by a neurologist associated with McGill, was used to assess the mental acuity of the President of the United States Donald Trump. Dr Ziad Nasreddine, a neurologist and specialist in aging brains, developed the pioneering test in 1996 as a way to screen for early signs of dementia.

New Montreal Alzheimer’s Research for a Cure initiative to fund local research


The first online fundraising program dedicated exclusively to supporting Montreal-based research into the early detection and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia was launched on Sept. 12.

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.