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Alain Brunet receives an inaugural Principal’s Prizes in Public Outreach Through Media

Alain Brunet reçoit le prix de la Principale

Congratulations to Alain Brunet, who received an inaugural Principal’s Prizes in Public Outreach Through Media, which recognizes the efforts made by professors, post-doctoral fellows, research associates and graduate students who have engaged with the media over the course of the previous year. VP Goldstein noted that, “it’s much more than research excellence that earns accolades – it’s public engagement as well.”



Thank you to all participants of the Douglas & Psychiatry Department Research Day, which took place on June 2nd.  We are proud to announce the winners of the prizes for best presentations: Students of the Douglas Institute Oral presentations: 1st prize (Prix d'excellence du FRQ-S): Scott Bell (lab of Carl Ernst) 2nd prize: Chloé Nobis (lab of Nicolas Cermakian) 3rd prize: Santiago Cuesta (lab of Cecilia Flores) Poster presentations: 1st prize: Abdelhalim Elsiekh (lab of Natasha Rajah) 2nd...
Nicolas Cermakian
Read a recent article about discoveries made in Nicolas Cermakian's laboratory in a recent edition of Le Devoir newspaper, showing how controlling the internal clock of cells could help slow the progress of cancer tumor.  Read the full article in Le Devoir (in French only) Remettre les pendules à l’heure - Le Devoir
Watch television coverage of Naguib Mechawar's recent discoveries showing a link between neuroinflammation and depression on Télé-Québec.  Journalist Marianne Desautels-Marissal visited the Research centre and the Brain bank to discuss this important discovery with Dr. Mechawar (in French):  

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