Speaker: Benjamin N.R. Cheyettte
Host: Ed Ruthazer
Speaker: Ricardo Komotar, University of Miami
Host: Roberto Diaz
The 10th Annual Denis Melançon Neuroradiology Conference will take place on October 13, 2017. This annual conference was first established to honour Dr. Melançon for his dedication to patient care and his commitment to training the next generation of neuroradiologists. The focus this year will be on the ‘Brain Tumour’ with presentations by experts from The Neuro and McGill University beginning at 9:00. This year our program will feature three keynote talks given by Dr.
Speaker: Mauro Costa-Mattioli, Baylor University
Host: Wayne Sossin
Patients who are diagnosed with a brain tumour are now living 200% longer, and with better quality of life, than they were just ten years ago.
The Brain Tumour Program at The Neuro is one of the largest and most comprehensive brain tumour research and treatment programs in the country.
The goal of the Brain Tumour Research Centre is to develop and fund translational research to identify new, promising agents and strategies in the laboratory and to ensure that they are brought quickly to the patients who need them.
Wilder Penfield Lecture 2017
Dr. Yoshua Bengio will deliver the 2017 Wilder Penfield Lecture entitled, “Deep Learning” at 4:00 p.m. on November 2, 2017, at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro). A reception will follow.
Speaker: Ken Nakamura, University of California
Host: Ted Fon
Speaker: Claire Benard, UQAM
Host: Tim Kennedy
The K.A.C. Elliott Named Lecture, "Mechanism of Episodic Memories" will be delivered by Susumu Tonegawa, Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, Director, RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics, Director, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Principal Investigator, Tonegawa Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA. A reception will follow.
The Neuro and McGill University are pleased to host Dr. Juan S. Bonifacino, Ph.D., Associate Scientific Director, Cell Biology and Neurobiology Branch (CBNB) of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH).