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Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives launches second round of the Innovative Ideas competition

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) is pleased to announce the second round of its Innovative Ideas competition. The Innovative Ideas Program supports the exploration of novel ideas with the potential for breakthrough science. At least 8 projects will be awarded up to $200,000 over 2 years.

The deadline for submitting a Letter of Intent (LOI) is November 23, 2018, 5:00 pm EST

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Published: 22 Oct 2018

Workshop prepares young researchers to be smart users of machine learning tools

Young scientists in the field of cognitive neuroscience got expert guidance and hands-on training in machine learning at a workshop organized by Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) and the McGill Centre for Integrative Neuroscience (MCIN), from October 15 to 17.

Lesson number one: Beware of the buzz.

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Published: 19 Oct 2018

MEDTEQ and HBHL join forces to simplify and accelerate the commercialization of innovative medical technologies in neuroscience

The Consortium for Industrial Research and Innovation in Medical Technologies, MEDTEQ, and the Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) initiative of McGill University are pleased to announce a joint agreement that will harmonize the process of developing research and innovation projects related to medical technologies....

Published: 3 Oct 2018

Carriers at higher risk of developing neurodegenerative disease

A team of Canadian scientists, including researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro), has discovered the first French-Canadian founder mutation gene linked to synucleinopathies, a group of neurodegenerative diseases that includes Parkinson’s disease (PD), dementia with Lewy-Bodies (DLB) and multiple system atrophy (MSA).

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Published: 2 Oct 2018

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives Launches New Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL), in conjunction with Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS), is pleased to announce the launch of its Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition.

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Published: 20 Sep 2018

Welcoming the 2018-2019 HBHL Trainee Committee

As part of its goal to train and support young researchers in neuroscience, Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) provides an opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who received HBHL funding to participate in the HBHL Trainee Committee....

Published: 19 Sep 2018

Information session on new MEDTEQ-HBHL funding opportunities

September 13, 2018, 10-11:30 a.m.de Grand Pré Communications Centre, Montreal Neurological Institute

 

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Published: 30 Aug 2018

Job opportunity: Western Medical Innovation Fellowship

The Medical Innovation Fellowship program at Western University has one position available specifically for a McGill PhD graduate or postdoctoral fellow with experience in neuroscience. This is a great opportunity to learn about the world of medical innovation, and get hands-on product development training!

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Published: 5 Jun 2018

A successful inaugural HBHL Research Day and Symposium

The inaugural Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) Research Day and Symposium took place on May 9 and 10, 2018. We welcomed over 280 participants to Research Day and 380 to the Symposium.

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Published: 15 May 2018

HBHL and Mitacs partner to offer international research opportunities for students

As part of the HBHL-Mitacs partnership, a special joint initiative has been organized to send students from McGill University to Chinese and Japanese academic institutions, and bring in students from these international universities to McGill.  This is part of Mitacs' Globalink Research Awards program....

Published: 6 Apr 2018

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives Launches the HBHL Neuro-Innovation Fund

The Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) initiative is happy to announce the launch of its Neuro-Innovation Fund. HBHL’s Neuro-Innovation Fund aims to close the gap between proof-of-concept research grants, and funding from traditional investors (angels, venture capitalist, institutional investors)....

Published: 23 Mar 2018

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives Launches New Graduate Student Fellowships Competition

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL), in conjunction with Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, is proud to announce the launch of its 2018 Graduate Student Fellowships competition.  This competition aims to attract, train and retain top students at the graduate level from across disciplines and around the world to participate in interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral research training opportunities related to brain and mental health research, knowledge translation/mobilization and innovat...

Published: 20 Mar 2018

HBHL Trainees Attend the Inspiring Young Women in STEM Conference

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 in STEM Conference. The conference focused on inspiring and supporting young women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) by providing the opportunity to network with and learn from established women in STEM fields.

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Published: 8 Mar 2018

Launch of the HBHL Knowledge Mobilization Program

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) is a high profile, high priority multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral initiative located at McGill University made possible with support from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF)....

Published: 6 Mar 2018

Learning to Increase Your Impact with HBHL-SKILLSETS

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 (Program Officer, Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives) and John Van Heest (Communications Administrator, Teaching and Learning Services). Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from all around McGill joined us to learn about research dissemination methods, and making neuroscience content accessible and engaging for different audiences.

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Published: 15 Feb 2018

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