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Youtube video - Système de récompense et addiction

Video youtube système de récompense et addiction

View a video developed by Salah El-Mestikawy and his collaborators, which explains how alcohol and drugs highjack the brain's reward system in addiction.  In French only.   

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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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