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Canadian brain bank network to advance research on Alzheimer’s disease

Published: 23Jan2018

More than 400,000 Canadians aged 65 and over live with diagnosed dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, which accounts for approximately 70 percent of cases. The cause of this degenerative brain...

Government of Canada and Graham Boeckh Foundation jointly support mental health research network

Published: 9Oct2012

Ottawa, Ontario (October 1, 2012) – The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, joined Tony Boeckh, Chair of the Graham Boeckh Foundation, and Dr. Alain Beaudet, President of the Canadian...

No more ‘sugar-coating’ on invasive fungus

Published: 5Nov2015

There are believed to be around 1.5 million different species of fungus on Earth, but one mold, known as Aspergillus fumigatus, causes the majority of cases of invasive aspergillosis – a...

Results of the March 2014 CIHR Operating Grants Competition

Published: 7Jul2014

Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the CIHR operating grants competition. (Posted July 4, 2014) ...

Lupus drugs carry no significant cancer risk

Published: 25Jan2013

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), commonly known as lupus, is an autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system attacks healthy tissue such as the skin, joints, kidneys and the brain,...

Top award for spinal cord injury research

Published: 16Nov2015

Innovative research aims to improve the quality of life for those living with spinal cord injuries

ACCESS Canada-TRAM: The Douglas Institute at the heart of the future in youth care

Published: 20Feb2015

Dr. Ashok Malla and his team leads ACCESS Canada project TRAM- Transformational Research in Adolescent Mental Health. To read more about this five year and 25$ M initiative jointly funded by...

Clinician-scientists at The Neuro receive funding for Parkinson’s and HIV research

Published: 5Feb2013

November 27, 2012 - Clinician-scientists take a unique, integrated approach that is essential to advancing science and medicine. Problems encountered in the clinic inspire research and new findings...

Trans-generations (CIHR Café scientifique)

Published: 11Jan2016

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) presents a Café scientifique titled "Trans-generations: Trans History, Health,...

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