Upcoming Events, Lectures and Seminars of interest to The Neuro Community

If you have an event that you would like listed, please send the information to Enza Ferracane (enza.ferracane@mcgill.ca).

Monday November 24
BIC Feindel Lecture Series (1 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)
PET II: State-of-the-Art PET
Dr. Jean-Paul Soucy, MD, M.Sc
Unit Director, Positron Emission Tomography, MNI

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Tuesday November 25
Jewish General Hospital Neuroscience Rounds (8:30 am, Amphitheatre Block B-106, JGH)

Naugural Neurodegenerative Disorders Group Seminar
de Grandpré Communications Centre, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

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Wednesday November 26
Neurology Grand Rounds (8:30 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)
Neurological Wilson’s Disease
Daniel Rabinovitch, MD
Hôpital de la Cité-de-la-Santé, Laval

CRN Neuroscience Seminar Series (12 noon, Montreal General Hospital, Livingston Hall, L7-140).
Optical Probing of Synaptic Integration and Plasticity in Inhibitory Circuits
Lisa Topolnik, PhD
Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Bioinformatics, Laval University

Hacking Health Challenge Grand Finale (New Residence Hall, Mcgill University, Ballrooms A & B)

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, McGill University (11:30 am, Strathcona Anatomy Building, Room 2/36)
Function of Parkinson’s Disease Proteins in Mitochondrial Quality Control
Edward Fon, MD
Montreal Neurological Institute

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Thursday November 27
Special Seminar (12 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)
Neuroimaging in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Erik P. Pioro, MD, PhD
Director, Section of ALS & Related Disorders, Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute, USA

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Friday November 28
Neurosurgery Rounds (8 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Wilder Penfield Lecture (4 pm, Jeanne Timmins Ampitheatre)
Exploring Multidimensional Clinical Space
Stephen Friend, MD, PhD
President, Sage Bionetworks, Seattle, USA

Upcoming Events

December
December 11: Special Seminar: The Role of Multiparametic Spinal MRI in Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis
December 12: Reitman Holiday Luncheon

January
January 27: KAC Elliot Lecture

April
April 28: Hughlings Jackson Lecture

May
May 7: Dorothy J Killam Lecture
May 14: Albert Aguayo Lecture
May 19: 17th Annual Donald Baxter Lecture
May 26: George Karpati Lecture
May 28-29: Montreal Bilingual Brain Initiative Symposium
May 29: Donald Baxter Lecture

Upcoming Events, Lectures and Seminars of interest to The Neuro Community

If you have an event that you would like listed, please send the information to Enza Ferracane (enza.ferracane@mcgill.ca).

Monday November 17

BIC Feindel Lecture Series (1 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Orientation Session for New BIC Users

BIC Core Support Team

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Tuesday November 18

Jewish General Hospital Neuroscience Rounds (8:30 am, Amphitheatre Block B-106, JGH)

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Neurology Grand Rounds (8:30 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

What are the Phenotypes of ALS?

Dr. Philippe Corcia

Head of the ALS Centre of Tours, France

Head of the Neurogenetics Skills Center, CHU Tours, France

Palliative Care Workshop (6 pm, Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom, Westmount)

Death Cafe

Kit Racette, BSc

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Thursday November 20

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Neurosurgery Rounds (8 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Upcoming Events

November

November 27: Erik Pioro (ALS in Neurology)

November 28:  Wilder Penfield Lecture

December

December 11: Pierre Francois Pradat (ALS in Neurology)

December 12: Reitman Holiday Luncheon

Upcoming Events, Lectures and Seminars of interest to The Neuro Community

If you have an event that you would like listed, please send the information to Enza Ferracane (enza.ferracane@mcgill.ca).

Monday November 10

BIC Feindel Lecture Series (1 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

PET I: Radiochemistry, The Alchemy of Radioligands

BIC Cyclotron Team

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Tuesday November 11

Jewish General Hospital Neuroscience Rounds (8:30 am, Amphitheatre Block B-106, JGH)

Montreal Neuroethics Network Special Seminar (12 pm, Room/Salle André-Barbeau, IRCM)

The Physiology of Voluntary Movement and Implications for the Free Will Debate

Mark Hallett, MD

National Institutes of Health, United States

———– Wednesday November 12

Neurology Grand Rounds (8:30 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Palliative Care Workshop (6 pm, Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom, Westmount)

An End of a Life Choice

Sue Britton, RN

CRN Neuroscience Seminar Series (12 noon, Montreal General Hospital, Livingston Hall, L7-140).

Synaptic plasticity in the hippocampus Jack Mellor, PhD

Centre for Synaptic Plasticity, University of Bristol

Third International ARSACS Symposium (8:30 am – 10 pm,  Jeanne Timmins Amphitheater)

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Thursday November 13

Third International ARSACS Symposium (8:30 am – 10 pm,  Jeanne Timmins Amphitheater)

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Neurosurgery Rounds (8 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Upcoming Events

November

November 19: Palliative Care Workshop

November 28:  Wilder Penfield Lecture

December

December 12: Reitman Holiday Luncheon

Upcoming Events, Lectures and Seminars of interest to The Neuro Community

If you have an event that you would like listed, please send the information to Enza Ferracane (enza.ferracane@mcgill.ca).

Monday November 3

BIC Feindel Lecture Series (1 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Combined fMRI & High-Density EEG

Jean Gotman, Phd

Professor of Neuroscience, MNI, Mcgill University

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Tuesday November 4

Jewish General Hospital Neuroscience Rounds (8:30 am, Amphitheatre Block B-106, JGH)

Killam Seminar Series (4 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Biological and Bionic Hands:  Natural Neural Coding and Artificial Perception

Sliman Bensmaia, PhD

Associate Professor, University of Chicago

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Neurology Grand Rounds (8:30 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Interventional Pain Management for Radiculopathy

Mohan Radhakrishna, MD, FRCPC, Dip. Sport Med

Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

CRN Neuroscience Seminar Series (12 noon, Montreal General Hospital, Livingston Hall, L7-140).

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar (11:30 am, Strathcona Anatomy & Dentistry Building, Room 2/36)

Translational Studies in the Genomic Era: Persistent Pain Conditions?

Luda Diatchenko, PhD

Faculty of Dentistry, Mcgill University

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Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music Invited Lecture (3 pm, Goodman Cancer Centre, Room 501)

The Role of Neural Rhythmic Entrainment in Early Language Learning

Victoria Leong, PhD

Junior Research Fellow in Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK

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Palliative Care Workshop (6 pm, Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom, Westmount)

Navigating the System

Joan Foster, BN, Community Nurse

Zelda Freitas, SW, Social Worker and Clinical supervisor

Montreal Innovation Summit/Hacking Health Design Challenge (All Day, Palais de Congres, Downtown Montreal)

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Thursday November 6

Montreal Innovation Summit/Hacking Health Design Challenge (All Day, Palais de Congres, Downtown Montreal)

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Neurosurgery Rounds (8 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

The 2014 MS XChange (8:30 am, MNI)

Joint Retreat: Neuro and Dept. of Neurology & Neurosurgery (Friday-Sunday, Esterel, QC)

Upcoming Events

November

November 11: The Physiology of Voluntary Movement and Implications for the Free Will Debate

November 12: Palliative Care Workshop

November 12-13: Third International ARSACS Symposium

November 19: Palliative Care Workshop

November 27:  Special Lecture: “Neuroimaging in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis”, Erick P. Pioro, MD, PhD – Candidate in the Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery

November 28:  Wilder Penfield Lecture

December

December 12: Reitman Holiday Luncheon

Upcoming Events, Lectures and Seminars of interest to The Neuro Community

If you have an event that you would like listed, please send the information to Enza Ferracane (enza.ferracane@mcgill.ca).

Monday October 27

BIC Feindel Lecture Series (1 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Imaging with MEG and EEG

Sylvain Baillet, PhD

Director of Research, Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Imaging Program, MNI

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Tuesday October 28

Jewish General Hospital Neuroscience Rounds (8:30 am, Amphitheatre Block B-106, JGH)

2014 Gairdner National Program Lecture (1 pm, Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre)

Anti-TNF Therapy

Sir Marc Feldmann

Head of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford

———– Wednesday October 29

Neurology Grand Rounds (8:30 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

How to Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease

Ron Postuma, MD, MSc

Associate Professor of Neurology, McGill University

 

CRN Neuroscience Seminar Series (12 noon, Montreal General Hospital, Livingston Hall, L7-140).

Rhomboid Proteases in the Brain

Lisa Münter, PhD

Dept. of Pharmacology & Therepeutics, McGill University

The Cognition and Circuits Lecture Series (3 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Motor Learning and Plasticity in Sensory Systems

David J. Ostry, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Mcgill University

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Thursday October 30

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Neurosurgery Rounds (8 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

National Neurology Grand Rounds (11:30 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Medically-Refractory Epilepsy

Michelle-Lee Jones, MD, FRCPC

Dept. of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario

Upcoming Events

November

November 5: Palliative Care Workshop

November 5-6: Montreal Innovation Summit/Hacking Health Design Challenge (Downtown Montreal)

November 7: The 2014 MS XChange

November 7-9: Joint Retreat: Neuro and Dept. of Neurology & Neurosurgery (Esterel, QC)

November 12: Palliative Care Workshop

November 12: Third International ARSACS Symposium

November 19: Palliative Care Workshop

November 28:  Wilder Penfield Lecture

December

December 12: Reitman Holiday Luncheon

Upcoming Events, Lectures and Seminars of interest to The Neuro Community

If you have an event that you would like listed, please send the information to Enza Ferracane (enza.ferracane@mcgill.ca).

Monday October 20

BIC Feindel Lecture Series (1 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Principles of Functional & Diffusion MRI

Rick Hoge, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University

Special Seminar (4 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Radiosurgery for Vestibular Schwannomas

Myreille D’Astous, PhD

Clinical Instructor, Neurosurgery and CyberKnife Radiosurgery Programs

Standford University, California, USA

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Tuesday October 21

Jewish General Hospital Neuroscience Rounds (8:30 am, Amphitheatre Block B-106, JGH)

Montreal Innovation Summit/Hacking Health Design Challenge Information Session (6 pm, H4 Employee Lounge, RVC)

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Neurology Grand Rounds (8:30 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Parasomnias, Movement Patterns of Normal Sleep, and Sleep-Related Epileptogenicity

Birgit Frauscher, PhD

Neurologist, Associate Professor, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria

 

CRN Neuroscience Seminar Series (12 noon, Montreal General Hospital, Livingston Hall, L7-140).

The origins of neurons

Dr. Derek van der Kooy Dept. of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto

The Cognition and Circuits Lecture Series (3 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Using Two-Photon Intravital Imaging to Study Developmental Plasticity of Neural Circuits

Ed Ruthazer, PhD, MNI

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Thursday October 23

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Neurosurgery Rounds (8 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Upcoming Events

October

October 28:  Gairdner National Program Lecture

November

November 5-6: Montreal Innovation Summit/Hacking Health Design Challenge (Downtown Montreal)

November 7: The 2014 MS XChange

November 7-9: Joint Retreat: Neuro and Dept. of Neurology & Neurosurgery (Esterel, QC)

November 28:  Wilder Penfield Lecture

December

December 12: Reitman Holiday Luncheon

Upcoming Events, Lectures and Seminars of interest to The Neuro Community

If you have an event that you would like listed, please send the information to Enza Ferracane (enza.ferracane@mcgill.ca).

Monday October 13 – Thanksgiving 

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Tuesday October 14

Jewish General Hospital Neuroscience Rounds (8:30 am, Amphitheatre Block B-106, JGH)

BIC Feindel Lecture Series (1 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Shining Light on the Brain (Optical Neuroimaging)

Adam T. Eggebrecht, PhD

Instructor, Department of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine

Montreal Neuroethics Seminar (12 pm, Room 255, IRCM)

How Do Implicit Biases Make Us Vulnerable?

Samia Alexandra Hurst, MD, PhD

Professor of Bioethics, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Killam Seminar Series (4 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre) (poster attached)

Activity-Dependent Neural Circuit Development Prior to Sensory Experience

Mike Crair, PhD

Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Program, Department of Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine

———– Wednesday October 15

Neurology Grand Rounds (8:30 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Stroke Continuum in Québec: Working Together

Louise Clément, MD

Medical Advisor, Academic Directorate, Ministère de la Santé et des Services Sociaux

The Cognition and Circuits Lecture Series (3 pm, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Mice Are People Too: Social Modulation of and by Pain

Jeffrey Mogil, PhD

E.P. Taylor Professor of Pain Studies, McGill University

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Thursday October 16

Denis Melançon Neuroradiology Conference (8:30 am, Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre) (poster attached)

Orbital Tumours and Patterns of Spreading

Laurie A. Loevner, PhD

Professor of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania

Beatty Memorial Lecture (5:30 pm, Main Auditorium, 2200 rue Mansfield, Centre Mont-Royal)

Illuminating the Brain

Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD

D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Stanford University

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Neurosurgery Rounds (8 am, de Grandpré Communications Centre)

Hughlings Jackson Lecture (3:00 pm, Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre) (poster attached)

Optical Deconstruction of Fully-assembled Biological Systems

Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD

D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Stanford University

Upcoming Events

October

October 22 – Parasomnias, movement patterns of normal sleep, and sleep-related epileptogenicity (Birgit Frauscher)

October 28:  Gairdner National Program Lecture

November

November 5: Palliative Care Workshop

November 7: 2014 MS Xchange (for more information or to register, visit the conference website)

November 7-9: Joint Retreat: Neuro and Dept. of Neurology & Neurosurgery (Esterel, QC)

November 12: Palliative Care Workshop

November 19: Palliative Care Workshop

November 28:  Wilder Penfield Lecture