News Briefs

Jade-Emmanuelle Deshaies and Christine Vande Velde

Better understanding ALS by looking at how cells change

March 21, 2018

Eight years in the making, a discovery by neuroscientists at the CRCHUM highlights the value of long-term, fundamental research and provides important information for future drug targets.
Scott Baraban

Toward a cure for epilepsy: Cell transplantation and zebrafish strategies

March 21, 2018

On Friday, March 23, 2018, the CRCHUM Conferences will host Dr. Scott C. Baraban, Professor of Neurological Surgery and William K. Bowes Jr. Endowed Chair in Neuroscience Research at the University of California San Francisco.

2017 Québec Science Discovery of the Year People's Choice Award

March 19, 2018

2017 Québec Science Discovery of the Year Award goes to the cancer-detection probe developed by Kevin Petrecca and Frédéric Leblond

Director's Note

Vincent Poitout

Our changing scientific environment

In many respects, our working environment is rapidly changing and requires constant adaptation on our part. In particular, the scientific publishing scene is undergoing transformation, with the gradual disappearance of print publications, the growing practice of posting preprints, the near exponential increase of information available online and the growing number of fake scientific journals...

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