Archives : December 2016

Open Science initiative – Exceptional Donation of $ 20 Million


Exceptional donation of $ 20 million donated to the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital by the Tanenbaum family. The creation of the Tanenbaum Open Science Institute will develop and promote the Open Science initiative.


We are very proud of the special mention of the partnership between the Quebec Parkinson Network and the CBIG-Repository biobank (Neuro Open Science Clinical Biologic Imaging and Genetic Repository) , as an example of the successful development of the Open Science initiative.

“The CBIG-Repository is already partnering with the Quebec Parkinson Network.”
“That pilot project is the best example of what we hope to do,” says Karamchandani.

“We have more than 100 patients [with Parkinson's disease] who have altruistically agreed To donate to CBIG Fifty of these patients will receive high-level imaging and all of this will be anonymous, de-identified and placed on a secure server where researchers with an ethically valid and scientifically valid They need to answer their research questions. “Jason Karamchandani

This is a magnificent mark of recognition for the work accomplished in recent years and a tremendous encouragement to continue it.