Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives

HBHL Trainees Attend the Inspiring Young Women in STEM Conference

Published: 8Mar2018

On March 4th, 2018, over 200 undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and researchers flocked to the University of Western Ontario to attend the 2nd Biennial Inspiring Young Women...

The Competitive Edge: Writing a successful HBHL Fellowship application


Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) offers fellowships with a value of $10 000 - $15 000/year for Master’s and PhD students.

Learning to Increase Your Impact with HBHL-SKILLSETS

Published: 15Feb2018

Earlier this week, the first HBHL-SKILLSETS workshop was held. The workshop, entitled Increase Your Impact: Sharing neuroscience research with diverse audiences, was facilitated by Falisha Karpati ...

HBHL Training Program Highlights for 2017

Published: 20Dec2017

Training of highly qualified researchers, clinicians, and informaticians, is an important component of McGill’s Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) initiative. Over the past year, HBHL’s...

The BigBrain Workshop: From open data to novel applications

Published: 27Nov2017

Initiated more than 10 years ago by a collaboration between the McGill Centre for Integrative Neuroscience in Montreal, Canada and the Jülich Research Centre in Germany, the BigBrain atlas is the...

HBHL researchers and trainees participate in SfN 2017

Published: 27Nov2017

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) course was spear-headed by Dr. Jane Roskams, and included world-renowned experts in neuroinformatics showcasing their tools and datasets. Dr. JB Poline, a new MNI...

HBHL and Mitacs Partner to Offer Fellowships and Internships

Published: 17Nov2017

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL), an $84M initiative located at McGill University and supported by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, and Mitacs, a national, not-for-profit...

“Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives” Launches a New Prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowships Competition

Published: 7Nov2017

In conjunction with McGill’s Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, the Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) initiative is proud to announce the launch of a new prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowships...

McGill wins $84 million grant for neuroscience

Published: 6Sep2016

McGill University will launch an ambitious effort to advance understanding of the human brain and ease the burden of neurological and mental-health disorders, thanks to an $84 million, seven-year...

Dr. Ronald Lafrenière appointed Managing Director of McGill’s CFREF Program, Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives

Published: 20Feb2017

In September 2016, the federal government made an unparalleled investment in research and innovation, announcing $84 million in funding over seven years for McGill’s Healthy Brains for Healthy...