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First Eastern Canadian Neuromuscular Review Course

21 Oct 2017 08:00

Dr. Nic Dupré of Laval University, Dr. Angela Genge of The Neuro and the members of our organizing committee are pleased to announce that the inaugural Eastern Neuromuscular Review Course will be held on October 21, 2017 at the Montreal Neurological Institute....

Future Perspectives on Autism Research: Launch conference of the Transforming Autism Care Consortium (TACC)

23 Oct 2017
24 Oct 2017
Future Perspectives on Autism Research conference is an opportunity to join world-renowned experts in examining the current state of autism research and its future direction.    The conference will also mark the official launch of TACC- Transforming Autism Care Consortium -  a new research network aiming to connect and mobilize Quebec’s strengths in autism research to improve quality of life of autistic individuals and their family as well as to...

2017 Trottier Public Science Symposium: MIND MATTERS - The Body-Mind Connection

23 Oct 2017 19:00
24 Oct 2017 21:00

"The mind can make a heaven of hell and a hell of heaven." (John Milton)MIND MATTERS: THE BODY-MIND CONNECTION is the theme of the the 2017 Trottier Public Science Symposium. The symposium will focus on the roles of both the body and mind when it comes to health. 


Goodman Cancer Research Centre Public Forum

25 Oct 2017 18:30


The Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre presents

Understanding cancer research and current treatments: Empowerment through knowledge

Session 1:

Ovarian cancer: Latest developments in targeted therapeutics and screening methods



Simulation Summit 2017

1 Nov 2017
2 Nov 2017

Hosted by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Simulation Summit 2017 will take place on November 1-2, 2017  at Le Centre Sheraton in Montreal, Quebec.

This unique interprofessional medical simulation education conference attracts hundreds of international simulation educators, researchers, health care professionals and other individuals engaged in the field of simulation.


Cognition and Circuits Series: Dr. Robert McDonald

1 Nov 2017 16:00

Speaker: Dr. Robert McDonald 

Lecture: TBA


40th Osler Lectureship

1 Nov 2017 18:00

Infamous medical research: Bad guys, duped victims or something else?

Susan M. Reverby, PhD McLean Professor Emerita in the History of Ideas Professor Emerita of Women’s and Gender Studies, Wellesley College


Inaugural Annual Symposium in memory of Dr. Mark Wainberg (1945-2017)

2 Nov 2017 08:00

’The challenge of emerging and complex infectious diseases: Honouring a champion'


Sustainable Cities and Environmental Health Conference

2 Nov 2017 09:00
Sustainable Cities and Environmental Health Conference          November 2, 2017; 09:00 - 17:00...

Wilder Penfield Lecture 2017: Deep Learning

2 Nov 2017 16:00
Wilder Penfield Lecture 2017 Deep Learning

Dr. Yoshua Bengio will deliver the 2017 Wilder Penfield Lecture entitled, “Deep Learning” at 4:00 p.m. on November 2, 2017, at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro). A reception will follow.


BigBrain Workshop 2017 Montreal : From open data to novel applications

3 Nov 2017 09:00

We are pleased to announce an international workshop on BigBrain and its applications, to be held at the Montreal Neurological Institute on November 3rd, 2017. The day will start with a plenary session, with a keynote lecture by Pr. Karl Zilles (Germany). Morning addresses will be followed by an open forum discussion on the challenges and future directions of the BigBrain data and their applications....

Save the Date! Global Health Night 2017

7 Nov 2017 16:30
Registration now open!

Global Health Night will be be held on November 7, 2017 at Centre Mont-Royal and this year, we are extremely happy to have none other than Laurie Garrett, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist Specializing in Global Public Health & Foreign Policy Voice Writer and author of The Coming Plague and Betrayal of Trust, as our keynote speaker.

About Laurie Garrett


Cognition and Circuits Series: Dr. Sherif Kamara

8 Nov 2017 16:00

Speaker: Dr. Sherif Kamara, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, Clinical Research and Human Research Unit

Lecture: TBA

8th Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lecture

9 Nov 2017 16:00

The School of Physical and Occupational Therapy invites you to the 8th Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship with Dr. Thomas Chau, on "Listen to me, I have something to say; Access innovations for nonverbal children and youth with disabilities." Join Alumni, faculty and friends for this event at McGill's Faculty Club.

Inaugural Dr. Bernice Grafstein Annual Lecture in Neuroscience

10 Nov 2017 15:00
A neural circuit approach to psychiatric illness

Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.

Director of the National Institute of Mental Health