The Neuro signs agreement with Chinese and Cuban institutes

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On April 20, Canadian, Chinese and Cuban neuroscience institutes strengthened an existing partnership with the signing of a memorandum of understanding in Chengdu, China. Partners in the agreement include The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, The Cuban Neuroscience Center, The University of Electronic Sciences and Technology of China, The West China Hospital, and The Tianfu New Area of Chengdu (TFNA).

Second language acquisition may depend on how brain talks to itself


Learning a second language is easier for some adults than others, and innate differences in how the various parts of the brain “talk” to one another may help explain why, according to a new study led by MNI researchers. The findings have implications for predicting language learning success and failure.

Researchers learn more about how Parkinson’s disease spreads


Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro – at McGill and the McGill University Health Centre, have made advances in understanding the process involved in the progression and spread of Parkinson’s disease within the brain.

Timely treatment vastly improves outcomes for stroke patients


Two MUHC hospitals have recently received new accreditations: the Montreal General Hospital was designated a secondary stroke centre and the Montreal Neurological Hospital, a tertiary stroke centre.