By McGill Reporter Staff

McGill has been successful in the national competition for a massive amount of research funding under the federal government’s Canada First Excellence Research Fund (CFREF), which will provide the University with an $84-million grant over seven years to support an ambitious effort in neuroscience to advance understanding of the human brain and ease the burden of neurological and mental-health disorders.

McGill’s program, called Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives, will build on the University’s leading position and its partnerships in neuroscience to make McGill a global hub for brain research – one of the major frontiers for 21st-century medicine.

 

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