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Dr. Annette Majnemer Will be leading a Canadian study on children with brain development problems

Wed, 2016-04-20 15:34

Dr. Annette Majnemer, Director of SPOT and Vice-Dean (Education - Faculty of Medicine) Will be leading a Canadian study on children with brain development problems.

She and her team have secured funding to the tune of $25 million from CIHR and other sources for the CHILD-BRIGHT network project! 

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Dr. Stefanie Blain-Moraes awarded a Mitacs Accelerate grant

Wed, 2016-04-20 15:31

SPOT Faculty member Dr. Stefanie Blain-Moraes   has been awarded a Mitacs Accelerate grant, Tuning in to emotions of non-communicative persons in partnership with the Old Port of Montreal.

This will culminate in an exhibit in October at the Montreal Science Centre, “Mes émotions sont à fleur de peau”

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Dr. Matthew Hunt awarded a new grant from R2HC

Wed, 2016-04-20 15:28

Dr. Matthew Hunt Assistant Professor at SPOT has been awarded a new grant from R2HC (Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises) as co-PI for: Aid when there’s “nothing left to offer”: A study of palliative and supportive care during international public health crises

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Dr. Aliki Thomas received funding from REPAR for a second consecutive year

Wed, 2016-04-20 15:23

Dr. Aliki Thomas, Assistant Professor at SPOT has received funding from REPAR for a second consecutive year for her work with the Knowledge Translation Strategic Initiative in Rehabilitation in Québec.

She is leading this initiative with Dahlia Khairy (U de M). Co-investigators from SPOT include: Dr. Sara Ahmed, Dr. Dana Anaby, Dr. André Bussières and Dr. Keiko Shikako-Thomas

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Dr. Noémi Dahan-Oliel awarded a CIHR Patient Engagement Grant

Wed, 2016-04-20 15:20

Dr. Noémi Dahan-Oliel, Assistant Professor at SPOT has been awarded a CIHR Patient Engagement Grant for her project:

The Stakeholders Partnering for Arthrogryposis Research: Client-Centered Care and Collaboration

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Dr. Nancy Mayo saw her project on Smart Soles granted a CIHR Grant

Wed, 2016-04-20 15:17

Dr. Nancy Mayo, James McGill Professor at SPOT saw her project on Smart Soles granted a CIHR Grant for the project: to develop intelligent soles for shoes that will measure gait speed, number of steps and exercise performed by patients post-hip surgery.

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Dr. Isabelle Gagnon & Dr. Marie Brossard-Racine received an internal grant from the MUHC-RI

Wed, 2016-04-20 15:11

Dr. Isabelle Gagnon & Dr. Marie Brossard-Racine, Assistant Professors at SPOT, have received an internal grant from the MUHC-RI for the project,

Promoting recovery after pediatric concussion: Feasibility and impact of using dynamic visual attention training on clinical recovery, cerebral functioning and return to sports

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Dr. Isabelle Gagnon's team published an international peer-reviewed journal, JAMA

Wed, 2016-04-20 15:05

Dr. Isabelle Gagnon, Assistant Professor at SPOT, is part of a team that has just published in a very prestigious international peer-reviewed journal: JAMA

Journal of the American Medical Association! The article title is: “Clinical Risk Score for Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms Among Children With Acute Concussion in the ED”

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Dr. Nancy Mayo has had her appointment as James McGill Professor renewed!

Wed, 2016-04-20 15:02

Dr. Nancy Mayo has had her appointment as James McGill Professor renewed!

This prestigious appointment has been earned by Dr. Mayo thanks to her tireless work, continued top-notch scholarly output during the past seven (7) years, and more, as a Professor at McGill University.

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Dr. Timothy Wideman secured funding from a CFI JELF Infrastructure grant for his project

Wed, 2016-04-20 14:55

Dr. Timothy Wideman, Assistant Professor at SPOT has secured funding from a CFI JELF Infrastructure grant for his project,

Exercise-evoked pain: Underlying processes, clinical predictors and effective interventions

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