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Bridging science and the fine arts: The Convergence Initiative conveys a passion for neuroscience

It happens to all of us. We go to an art museum with an open mind and the will to learn something new, but we get lost in translation...

Researchers Brief Parliamentarians on Neurological Conditions that Cause Significant Economic Burden

Earlier this week, Mr. John Oliver, MP (Oakville), Chair of the Parliamentary Health Research Caucus and Ms. Carol Hughes, MP (Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing), NDP...

A message from Dr. Simon Ducharme, Director, Mental Health Mission

As the new Research Director for the Mental Health mission, Dr. Murai and I have been working to increase collaborations between basic researchers and clinical researchers in...

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Ph.D. Thesis Defense: Ibrahim El Cheikh Kays...

Congratulations to Claire Gizowski: first recipient of the Annual Carbonetto Award

Given annually to a trainee from the Centre for Research in Neuroscience (CRN) that has...

The “Convergence” initiative takes flight: RI-MUHC trainees and Concordia University fine arts students explore new ways to explain brain research

Is it art, or is it science? It’s “Convergence: Perceptions of Neuroscience,” a project that promises unique rewards to those who dare to cross the great divide...

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Science Exposed People choice Award from Acfas_NSERC...

Brain’s biological clock stimulates thirst before sleep

The brain’s biological clock stimulates thirst in the hours before sleep, according to a study published in the journal...

Critical years ahead in fight against hepatitis C virus

In the last five years, new drugs have revolutionized the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV), a virus that causes serious liver disease.

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Brain Star award 2016 (CIHR)...

Convergence, Perceptions of Neuroscience

We are in the process of matching neuroscientists from the BRaIN program with artists from the Concordia School of Fine Arts. BRaIN trainees are preparing...

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The BRaIN program now has a Facebook page and a Twitter account...

MUHC expert Dr. Mark Ware appointed vice-chair of federal task force on legalization of cannabis

World-renowned pain specialist and medical cannabis researcher Dr. Mark Ware, director of clinical research at the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of the McGill University...

Mechanism That Reduces Effect of Cocaine on Brain Discovered

A type of brain cell known as microglia plays a key role in reducing the effects of cocaine in the brain, according to a major study by a team from the Research Institute...