The Neuro

Montreal's Neuro and AI community at heart of 'open science' movement

Published: 30Aug2017

Montreal's world-famous brain research centre is in the middle of conducting an experiment on what could be its most ambitious subject: itself. Since 2016, McGill University's Montreal Neurological...

Pinpointing the origins of autism

Published: 29Aug2017

The origins of autism remain mysterious. What areas of the brain are involved, and when do the first signs appear? New findings published in Biological Psychiatry bring us closer to understanding...

Brains are more plastic than we thought

Published: 19Jul2017

Practice might not always make perfect, but it’s essential for learning a sport or a musical instrument. It's also the basis of brain training, an approach that holds potential as a non-invasive...

Breakthrough in MS treatment

Published: 9Jan2017

In separate clinical trials, a drug called ocrelizumab has been shown to reduce new attacks in patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), and new symptom progression in primary...

50th anniversary of "Pain Mechanisms: A New Theory"

Published: 17Nov2015

November 19 marks the 50th anniversary of the ground-breaking paper, “Pain Mechanisms: A New Theory” co-authored by McGill’s Ronald Melzack, and the late Patrick Wall, which introduced gate-control...