• depression in teenagers

    News: Victimized teens more at risk of suicide

  • Research Platforms & Initiatives

    Learn about our research initiatives and state-of-the-art facilities

  • Mental Health Research

    From the basic functioning of neurons, to clinical research and psychosocial determinants of mental health

  • Inauguration of the Centre for translational research on Mood Disorders and Suicide and of the modernized Douglas Bell Canada Brain Bank

    Inauguration of the Centre for translational research on Mood Disorders and Suicide and of the modernized Douglas Bell Canada Brain Bank

Recent News


Middle-age memory decline a matter of changing focus

Research sheds new light on what constitutes healthy aging of the brain

The inability to remember details, such as the location of objects, begins in early midlife (the 40s) and may be the result of a change in what information the brain focuses on during memory formation and retrieval, rather than a decline in brain function, according to a study by McGill University researchers. 

Pages


2016-07-08
Congratulations to Ashok Malla who was recently awarded an honorary doctorate from Université de Montréal for his work aiming at early intervention to treat psychosis.  His efforts to promote early identification,  prevent treatment delays and to promote access to care in first episode psychosis were highlighted as being of crucial importance.  Read Dr. Emmanuel Sip's speech on the Université de Montréal Psychiatry website (in French only): ...
2016-05-16
Sylvain Williams
Sylvain Williams recently published an article in the Journal Science in which he provides evidence that Rapid Eye Movement (REM) is involved in memory formation in mice.   “We already knew that newly acquired information is stored into different types of memories, spatial or emotional, before being consolidated or integrated,” says Sylvain Williams, a researcher and professor of psychiatry at McGill. “How the brain performs this process has remained unclear - until now. We were able to prove...
2016-05-16
Gustavo Turecki
The Canadian Institutes of the Health Research (CIHR) recently announced the new Chairs of the Institutes Advisory Boards. Dr. Gustavo Turecki, from the Douglas Hospital Research Centre, has been named Chair of the Institute Advisory Board on Research Excellence, Policy and Ethics. The CIHR Nominating and Governance Committee followed a transparent, fair and merit-based process to duly review the profiles of 453 applicants for the 5 positions and identified the candidates who embodied the...

McGill Logo

CIUSSS ouest montreal logo