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In her own words: Stories from distinguished research careers

4May201617:30
to
19:30
University Centre Room 301, SSMU Ballroom, 3480 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E7, CA

Please join us as some of McGill’s most accomplished women researchers share experiences and advice on advancing a career in academia or academic administration, and what the future holds for their work.

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

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! 

Published: 20Apr2016

Dr. Stefanie Blain-Moraes awarded a Mitacs Accelerate grant

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”

Published: 20Apr2016

Dr. Matthew Hunt awarded a new grant from R2HC

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

Published: 20Apr2016

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

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

Published: 20Apr2016

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

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

Published: 20Apr2016

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

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.

Published: 20Apr2016

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

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

Published: 20Apr2016

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

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”

Published: 20Apr2016

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