Author Archives: Brenda Pierucci

  1. To see and see again : CRIUGM conferences

    Conférence Prestige (as part of the 40th) Overview of the Neuro (Montreal Neurological Hospital Institute) Conférence Midi du CRIUGM The role of rhythm in language pathology

  2. Dr. AmanPreet Badhwar honored by the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM)

    We are pleased to announce that Dr. AmanPreet Badhwar has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award from the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM). ” It was a great honor to receive this award from the OHBM. I strongly believe that science thrives in the presence of a […]

  3. The center celebrates its 40th anniversary!

    It was on April 1st, 40 years ago, that the Research Centre of the University Institute of Geriatrics of Montreal was born ! At the time, only 4 researchers were among its ranks. Today, there are 60 researchers advancing research in the field of aging! This remarkable growth over the years has also been marked […]

  4. Cognitive decline and dementia: CIHR awards $2.4 million to health research training platform

    On March 31, 2022, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced $2.4 million in funding for a Health Research Training Platform to support training and development of students and early career scientists researching vascular contributions to cognitive decline and dementia, namely the Vascular Training (VAST) Platform. Indeed, vascular disease is the second most common […]

  5. Call for applications for the International School on Dementia (May 2-6, 2022)

    The International School on Dementia to be held May 2 to 6 is calling for applications. To learn more about the program, download this document.Registrations are open to all persons in training at a university or research center in Quebec. How to register: https://santenumerique.umontreal.ca/nos-evenements/ecole-internationale-sur-la-demence/ Submission of applications – Deadline: April 1, 2022 Free registration The […]

  6. EFFERVESCENCE Stars contest

    The EFFERVESCENCE Stars competition recognizes three researchers in Quebec who have distinguished themselves through their scientific contributions and who have recently collaborated with the life sciences and health technologies industry. Awards A $1000 monetary prize offered by our partner Gilead ; An invitation to present their expertise, distinctive services, and private partnership interests at the […]

  7. Survey: how can we improve student employability?

    As a Researcher or Program Director associated with [Name of your research center], we are seeking your advice to create as of 2023, a new service infrastructure that will enhance the employability of the student community. This initiative aims to help improve employability skills of graduate students. This 10-minute survey (10-15 questions) will allow you […]

  8. 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.

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]