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McIntyre Post-fire Update & Invitation to Special Information Session

To all McIntyre Medical Sciences Building occupants and others affected by the McIntyre fire,   As a follow-up to yesterday’s update regarding the fire at the McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, we would like to update you on the progress of the work being conducted, as well as to reconfirm the protocols in place....
Published: 17 Jul 2018


To all McIntyre Medical Sciences Building occupants,

Published: 16 Jul 2018

Important Information for McIntyre Occupants

Following the weekend fire at the McIntyre Medical Building, McIntyre will remain closed until further notice. We are working around the clock to verify the integrity of the structure, replace damaged fire systems, and complete other crucial assessments and remediations. We may be able to re-open some unaffected portions of the building in the coming days....

Published: 15 Jul 2018

Unique brain “fingerprint” can predict drug effectiveness

Technique can be used to better categorize patients with neurological disease, according to their therapeutic needs

Personalized medicine – delivering therapies specially tailored to a patient’s unique physiology – has been a goal of researchers and doctors for a long time. New research provides a way of delivering personalized treatments to patients with neurological disease.

Published: 10 Jul 2018

Pathway of Alzheimer’s degeneration discovered

Finding is key for future treatment and earlier diagnosis 

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) of McGill University have used a unique approach to track brain degeneration in Alzheimer’s disease, uncovering a pathway through which degeneration spreads from one region to another.

Published: 4 Jul 2018

Montreal research partners join Terry Fox Research Institute to bring cancer research to the next level

Multi-institutional consortium will provide improved personalized treatments for patients with melanoma and leukemia across Québec

Published: 28 Jun 2018

Goodman Cancer Research Gala raises record-breaking $3M

New network and chair launched to tackle lung cancer

Held on June 6, 2018, on McGill University’s downtown campus under a big tent, the Goodman Cancer Research Gala this year brought together more than 800 guests and raised $3,002,906, setting a new record in its 10-year history in support of the McGill University Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre (GCRC).

Published: 15 Jun 2018

McGill University and join forces in push for neuroscience breakthroughs

Company will provide McGill’s Ludmer Research Centre with Big-Data processing capacity

Published: 15 Jun 2018

Stroke Awareness Month – June, 2018

Award-winning unit will add 10 new beds this year


Stroke is the third-leading cause of death in Canada. Each year, some 14,000 Canadians die as a result of a stroke.

June is Stroke Awareness Month, a time to spread awareness of the causes and effects of stroke as well as its treatment.

Published: 14 Jun 2018

June is ALS Month

A look at the latest ALS research and clinical care at The Neuro

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a terrible disease with no known cure. Research at The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) is uncovering data that could help find effective treatments for ALS. 

Published: 7 Jun 2018

Dr. David Rosenblatt to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. David Rosenblatt, Holder, Dodd Q. Chu and Family Chair in Medical Genetics and Professor, Departments of Human Genetics, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Biology at McGill University, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists (CCMG) Founders’ Award for Career Achievement.

Published: 4 Jun 2018

Dr. Phil Gold honoured by Queen’s University

On May 24, 2018, Dr. Phil Gold, the Douglas G. Cameron Professor of Medicine and Professor of Physiology and Oncology at McGill University received an honorary doctorate from Queen’s University. The degree was conferred during the afternoon convocation ceremony which brought together graduates from the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing.

Published: 1 Jun 2018

Claire Trottier presented with the 2018 SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award

On May 31, Dr. Claire Trottier, an Academic Associate working as an Education Specialist at McGill University’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology was presented with the SALTISE (Supporting Active Learning & Technological Innovation in Studies of Education) Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award during the seventh SALTISE conference, an event hosted at McGill which brought together over 300 educators from across 55 post-secondary institutions in Québec and Canada....

Published: 1 Jun 2018

Clinical innovation takes centre stage at inaugural McGill CLIC and Hakim Family Prize event

Top finalists pitch to win 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes

By Diane Weidner, Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning

Published: 25 May 2018