Le centre de recherche
de l'Institut universitaire
en santé mentale
Since its creation in 1987, the Centre de recherche de l'Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Québec (CRIUSMQ) endeavors to research for the best means to alleviate the suffering of patients with nervous system diseases. Researchers are pursuing the mission to generate new and growing knowledge concerning the causes and treatments of neurological and psychiatric disorders in children, adults and the elderly, in a high tech center focused on the neuron and the brain.
Disney's Princess Ariel would give anything to be "where the people are," but little does she know there's an ever-growing fan base of humans dying to be down in the ocean where she is. Movies like theLittle Mermaid and Pirates of the Caribbean have sparked the interest of newer generations of mermaid fans, but our enchantment with these mythical creatures of the sea goes back for centuries.Fan Phenomena: Mermaids takes a deep dive into these fascinations and the cultural creations that mermaids inspire among fans of all ages.
Dr. Martin Lévesque recently obtained a research grant from the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, an american foundation funding research on the causes and treatment of Parkinson's disease. (more)
Hundreds of neurophotonics world leaders will be attending International Frontiers in Neurophotonics symposium (FiNS) being held in Quebec City from October 3rd to October 6th. Since 2008, this biennial event allows scientists from various fields such as neurosciences, photonics, biology and computer science to highlight the latest discoveries, advancements in technology and address ongoing research using light to prevent and cure brain diseases. The symposium is jointly organized by Laval University and University of Bordeaux... (more)
Two researchers from the IUSMQ Mental Institute, Dr. Martin Lévesque and Dr. Jean-Pierre Julien, received a $ 145,000 grant from the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's research. (more)
The Quebec city SfN chapter is proud to announce that Simon Chamberland, PhD student in Neurobiology in the laboratory of Dr Katalin Toth, has been selected as a 2014 Chapter Travel Award recipient. (more)