The Neurological Health Charities of Canada have just released a detailed report documenting the impact of neurological conditions in Canada. Read the full report on the Public health agency of Canada website.»»»
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Congratulations to Brenda Milner who won the 2014 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience. More details on the Kavli Prize website.»»»
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Frédéric Charron, CAN 2012 Young Investigator, publishes in Developmental Cell.
Researchers at the IRCM show that a protein called Sonic Hedgehog causes DNA damage – They discovered a mechanism that promotes the progression of medulloblastoma, the most common brain tumour found in children.
According to a study conducted by pediatricians and researchers at Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Center (Sainte-Justine) and Université de Montréal published online in the prestigious medical journal Nature Medicine on September 14, 2014,
Researchers at Western University have extended their game-changing brain scanning techniques by showing that a short Alfred Hitchcock movie can be used to detect consciousness in vegetative state patients.
When you reach into your pocket, you can easily tell a button from a coin. Solving this seemingly simple problem is actually amazingly complicated. The long-held scientific explanation is that neurons in the cerebral cortex, which is the part of the brain reserved for the most complicated functions, make the differentiation but recent findings
Dopamine plays a key role in decisions involving risk and reward, says UBC’s Stan Floresco.
A gambler’s decision to stay or fold in a game of cards could be influenced by a chemical in the brain, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia.
It’s in the brain where we perceive the unpleasant sensations of pain, and researchers have long been examining how calcium channels in the brain and peripheral nervous system contribute to the development of chronic pain conditions.