Author Archives: Brenda Pierucci

  1. Dementia: how to prevent cognitive decline

    Sylvie Belleville, neuropsychologist and researcher at the Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de Montréal (CRIUGM, CCSMTL) and researchers from the University of Toulouse and the University of Helsinki have determined the optimal number of intervention sessions needed to prevent cognitive decline in people at risk.

  2. Cara Tannenbaum elected to the Order of Canada

    Congratulations to Cara Tannenbaum, Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Pharmacy at the Université de Montréal, and practicing geriatrician at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal on her appointment as a Member of the Order of Canada on December 29, 2021. This prestigious recognition highlights her leadership in geriatric, women’s […]

  3. Sylvie Belleville receives the Acfas Léo-Pariseau award

    Congratulations to Sylvie Belleville, researcher at the CRIUGM and full professor in the Department of Psychology at the Université de Montréal, who was awarded the Léo-Pariseau Prize on December 8, 2021, during the annual Acfas Gala in honour of her exceptional contribution to the field of neuropsychology of dementia. In particular, she and her team […]

  4. Brainhack Global 2021

    The CRIUGM announces the next Montreal edition of Brainhack Global 2021 which will take place from December 6 to 10! 1. What is a Brainhack?Brainhacks are educational hackathons that bring researchers together from a variety of disciplines (e.g., neuroscience, psychology, engineering) and career levels (e.g., undergraduate, graduate, research staff) to collaborate on participant-led projects and ideas […]

  5. Nancy Presse distinguished at the Ordre des diététistes nutritionnistes du Québec gala

    Congratulations to Nancy Presse, a researcher at the Research Centre of the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (CIUSSS Centre-Sud de l’île-de-Montréal), who won the award for best scientific article in 2021 from the Ordre des diététistes nutritionnistes du Québec at its “Prix et distinctions” gala on October 21.Nancy Presse is also an Assistant Professor […]

  6. New Scientific Director at CRIUGM

    Annie-Kim Gilbert, Director of university education and research, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Oury Monchi as Scientific Director of the Centre de recherche de l’institut universitaire de Montréal (CRIUGM).Mr. Monchi began his career at the CRIUGM as a researcher and served as Associate Director of Clinical Research from 2012 to 2014. Since […]

  7. Two new co-holders for the Caroline Durand Foundation Chair

    Created in May 2016, the Caroline Durand Foundation Chair in Hearing and Aging at the Université de Montréal (UdeM) aims to minimize the consequences of hearing loss, reduce the isolation of people affected by it, optimize communication between them and thus improve their quality of life. Indeed, from the age of 65, approximately one person […]

  8. Communication, brain: a whole life

    Just attend a lecture by this world-renowned researcher and you will discover an exceptional personality, capable of generating great emotions and, above all, hope! And now, themes from Dr. Ana Inés Ansaldo’s research are available as podcasts. Dr. Ana Inés Ansaldo is Director of the Laboratory of Brain Plasticity, Communication and Aging at the Research […]

  9. Thanh Dang-Vu honoured by the Royal Society of Canada

    A neurologist since 2013 and Associate Director for Clinical Research since 2015 at the Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal, Thanh Dang-Vu is a member of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) Class of 2021. He joins 50 other candidates in the RSC College of New Researchers and Creators in Art and Science in recognition […]

  10. Dr. Olivier Beauchet, CRIUGM researcher receives a FRQS grant for the Impulsion project

    The Research Centre of the University Institute of Geriatrics of Montreal (CRIUGM) of the CIUSSS du Centre Sud de l’île de Montréal (CCSMTL) is pleased to announce that Dr. Olivier Beauchet, a geriatrician and neurologist, and his collaborators laboratory director at the CRIUGM and full professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the Université de […]