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Neuroscience at The Neuro and McGill

For information on clinical and clinical research fellowships in the McGill Faculty of Medicine, please refer to the Postgraduate Medical Education website. Neuro-related fellowships can be found under the Neurology and Neurosurgery tabs.

Neuroscience at McGill is internationally recognized for historical contributions to the field and for high impact in contemporary disciplines from molecular and cellular biology to brain imaging and cognitive neuroscience. Researchers work to better understand normal development, pain, addiction, aging, psychiatric disorders, neurological diseases and other challenging problems.

The Neuro is the hub of neuroscience at McGill where excellent training in neuroscience is also offered in departments such as Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Computer Science and Engineering, Music, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Pharmacology, Physiology, Physics and Psychology, and in McGill affiliated hospital research centres. In this setting, bench meets bedside and translational neuroscience advances. The breadth and depth of neuroscience at McGill is unique, and reflects the tremendous growth and potential of the field.

Students training in neuroscience at The Neuro and at McGill have many advantages:

  • Breadth and depth in neuroscience
  • Close integration of clinical and basic neurosciences
  • Hundreds of bright, motivated students and trainees
  • More than 150 neuroscientists in institutes, centres and departments
  • Cross-disciplinary research and training opportunities
  • Extensive infrastructure for brain imaging, genomics, nanoscience, optical imaging, proteomics, super computing and more
  • Largest concentration of neuroscientists in North America
  • Interaction with pharmaceutical and biotech industries

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.