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How much do obesity and addictions overlap?

A large analysis of personality studies has found that people with obesity behave somewhat like people with addictions to alcohol or drugs. But obesity is also a complex condition that cannot be fully explained by the addiction model.
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What can artificial brains teach us about the real ones?


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Study Reveals Nine Genes Associated with ADHD Risk


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Surgery simulators are key to assessment of trainees

New research shows that machine learning algorithms can accurately assess the capabilities of neurosurgeons during virtual surgery, demonstrating that virtual reality simulators using artificial intelligence can be powerful tools in surgeon...
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Solving an ALS mystery

Neuroscientist Gary Armstrong is helping solve one of the mysteries that have made amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) such a challenging subject of research and treatment.
8-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Surgical simulation is the future

A team led by Dr. Rolando Del Maestro is playing a major role in perfecting an advanced neurosurgical simulator.
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Quatre millions de dollars pour le criblage de médicaments

L’Institut et hôpital neurologiques de Montréal (le Neuro) dirigera un partenariat en science ouverte en vue de la mise au point de médicaments de précision indiqués dans la sclérose latérale amyotrophique (SLA) et la maladie de Parkinson...
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$4M for open science drug screening

The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital) will lead an open science partnership to develop precision drugs for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Parkinson’s disease (PD).
11-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Opening Science for Patients

Since being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) six years ago at the age of 29, Ben Stecher has learned a lot about not just PD, but medical science in general. He has become a patient advocate in a field where the complexity of the science...
8-Jul-2019 3:10 PM EDT

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The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro - is a world-leading destination for brain research and advanced patient care. Since its founding in 1934 by renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Wilder Penfield, The Neuro has grown to be the largest specialized neuroscience research and clinical centre in Canada, and one of the largest in the world. The seamless integration of research, patient care, and training of the world’s top minds makes The Neuro uniquely positioned to have a significant impact on the understanding and treatment of nervous system disorders.

Experts

  • Alain Dagher

    Doctor and neuroscientist

    Keywords:
    Appetite, Obesity, Parkinson's Disease, Brain Imaging, music and the mind
     
     
  • Lesley Fellows

    Doctor and cognitive neuroscientist

    Keywords:
    Decision Making, AIDS, Cognition, Neuroscience, Cognition Dysfunction
     
     
  • Wayne Sossin

    Neuroscientist

    Keywords:
    Memory & Cognitive Processes, Memory, Neuroscience, Memory and Cognition, memory bias, memory accuracy
     
     

Contacts

Shawn Hayward

shawn.hayward@mcgill.ca

514-398-3376

Sandra McPherson

sandra.mcpherson@mcgill.ca

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