Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives


Principal Suzanne Fortier joined dignitaries from Montreal and Ottawa in celebrating the announcement of $213 million in research funding for Montreal institutions from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF). $84 million will fund McGill's Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives initiative. 

Find out more about McGill's Centre for Integrative Neuroscience here. 


MP Marc Miller was at McGill on September 15th to announce $13 million in cyberinfrastructure funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. Over $1 million will fund the CBRAIN program at the McGill Neurological Institute. Read more about CBRAIN and the cyberinfastructure funding here

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science (center right), visited the McGill Neurological Institute and toured Dr. Alan Evans' CBRAIN lab in the spring of 2016. 


Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives/Cerveau en santé, vie en santé is a bold and ambitious plan that unites McGill’s world-leading strengths in clinical and research neuroscience with pioneering work in neuroinformatics.

McGill is proud to have been awarded $84 million over seven years under the federal government’s Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) for the Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives/Cerveau en santé, vie en santé program, enabling us to build on our leading position in neuroscience, and to make the university a global hub for brain research.


Watch the HBHL Town Hall Livestream

The entire presentation from January 30 is available here

The full PowerPoint slideshow can be found here