The onset of Alzheimer’s disease: the importance of family history

Published: 26Feb2018

You’re about to turn 60, and you’re fretting. Your mother has had Alzheimer’s disease since the age of 65. At what age will the disease strike you? A Canadian study published in JAMA Neurology...

New mechanism detected in Alzheimer’s disease

Published: 13Oct2017

By Chris Chipello McGill University researchers have discovered a cellular mechanism that may contribute to the breakdown of communication between neurons in Alzheimer’s disease.

Could olfactory loss point to Alzheimer’s disease?

Published: 15Aug2017

By the time you start losing your memory, it's almost too late. That's because the damage to your brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) may already have been going on for as long as twenty...

Memory and Alzheimer’s: towards a better comprehension

Published: 3Sep2014

A study just published in the prestigious Nature Neuroscience journal by, Sylvain Williams, PhD, and his team, of the Research Centre of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and McGill...

Québec Science 10 best discoveries: Two members from Douglas Hospital

Published: 8Jan2015

Dr. Gustavo Turecki along with Dr. Juan Pablo Lopez speak about the identification of a molecule that predicts treatment response for depressed patients....

In support of World Alzheimer’s Day


You are invited to attend an event  on September 22, 2016 (5:30 – 8:30 pm)/channels-contributeCategory: Dept. of Biology Medicine Research Faculty of Medicine MNI Dept. of Physiology

Scientists discover gene behind rare disorders

Published: 9Oct2012

International study with researchers at The Neuro reveals links with other neurodegenerative diseases...