McGill wins million grant for neuroscience

MONTREAL, Sept. 6, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – McGill University will launch an ambitious effort to advance understanding of the human brain and ease the burden of neurological and mental-health disorders, thanks to an $84 million, seven-year grant announced today under the federal government’s Canada First Excellence Research Fund (CFREF).The program, Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives, will build on McGill’s leading position in neuroscience to make the university a global hub for brain research – one of the major frontiers for 21st century medicine.The program will receive significant support from other partners, including many from academia and industry. McGill will also deepen its existing partnership in neuroscience research with Western University, which is receiving an additional $66 million from CFREF. Taken together, the McGill and Western projects represent a total of…


Link to Full Article: McGill wins million grant for neuroscience