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Patient Stories

Parkinson’s Awareness Month 2019

1 Apr 2019

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Scientific advances and treatments developed at The Neuro have made it a leading centre for research and clinical care.

Fighting back against Parkinson’s

18 Apr 2019

Not smelling skunk is generally a very good thing, but in the case of Anne McIsaac, it was a sign of a much worse problem than smelly animals living on her property —it was a sign of Parkinson’s...

Listening to the patient

1 Apr 2019

Speaking to a group of researchers, patients and staff at The Neuro on March 7, Parkinson's advocate Ben Stecher was blunt about the challenges he sees in the world of PD research.

Movement Disorder Clinic delivers outstanding patient care

28 Mar 2019

The Neuro has created an multi-disciplinary team to deal with all aspects of Parkinson’s disease (PD) research, treatment and patient care.

The Neuro solves a medical mystery

26 Mar 2019

Sophie Jodouin was a medical mystery. Her violent, repeated epileptic seizures baffled every doctor she met. Finally, a team at The Neuro cracked the mystery.

Soar, Adam, Soar

20 Dec 2018

My son, Adam, was a patient at The Neuro for consultations, examination, preparation and two brain surgeries, in 2011 and 2015, to deal with his epilepsy.

Nancy Champagne - Supporting Brain Tumour Research one T-Shirt at a Time

11 Dec 2018

I am determined to do all that I can to champion this important cause, which deserves so much more awareness and support than it currently receives.

Tanya Ladouceur - Stopping the seizures

8 Nov 2018

"I was immediately impressed and amazed by their demeanour, care, compassion and most importantly, their knowledge."

Life after a brain tumour

23 Oct 2018

“Slowly but surely, I’m getting back on my feet.”

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