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Parkinson's disease

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.

Using sleep disorder to predict Parkinson’s disease

Published: 4Mar2019

Large international study will help select and categorize patients for better clinical trials...

Disease causing mutation found in French-Canadians

Published: 1Oct2018

Carriers at higher risk of developing neurodegenerative disease ...

Department of Physiology Seminar - A new model to study the emerging role of intestinal inflammation in Parkinson's Disease


Presented by Dr. Samantha Gruenheid, Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology at McGill University. *Refreshments will be served before the seminar

The Neuro marks Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Published: 9Apr2018

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month, a time to give special attention to a disease that affects approximately 100,000 Canadians. As a centre for both research and clinical treatment of Parkinson’s...

Living with Parkinson’s disease

9 Apr 2018

A family doctor in the Laurentians where Linda Bérard was living directed her to The Neuro where she came under the care of Dr. Edward Fon, a neurologist and world-class researcher in PD.


The Montreal Neurological Institute & Hospital is a McGill University research and teaching institute; delivering the highest quality of care to patients, as part of the Neuroscience Mission of the McGill University Health Centre. The Neuro is proud to be a Killam Institution, supported by the Killam Trusts.