$10 million to support brain research with a global reach
A transformative gift from the Irving Ludmer Family Foundation will help expand the Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics & Mental Health’s internationally renowned role in brain research and establish a Global Brain Consortium of leading research institutions.
Learn about recent trips to the Inuit community of Kuujjuarapik and the Cree communities of Mistissini and Waswanipi as part of the BrainReach North science education outreach program in these stories from two graduate students who took part in the trips: Sébastien Belliveau
and Eviatar Fields
Rare mutation of gene gives insight into how the brain is wired
The study of a family with an unusual gene provides novel insight into how our brains are built and offers scientists a better understanding of psychiatric disorders such as depression, addictions and schizophrenia.
The Canadian Network for Rehabilitation and Exercise for Solid Organ Transplant Optimal Recovery (CAN-RESTORE) co-chaired by Dr. Tania Janaudis-Ferreira of the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, is celebrating its fifth year of activity in 2018.
The Neuro’s stellar performance in treating stroke, the third-leading cause of death in Canada, was recognized recently by Profession Santé, which awarded its 2017 Interprofessional Team Prize to the Neuro’s neurovascular unit.
Goodman Cancer Research Gala raises record-breaking $3M
Held on June 6, 2018, the tenth Goodman Cancer Research Gala brought together more than 800 guests and raised a record $3,002,906, in support of the McGill University Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre and a new Lung Cancer Network.