Member news: March 2017

Dr. Lynn Raymond

Links to stories about and by members of the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health from February/March 2017.

Awards

Dr. Janet Werker receives recognition for research in developmental psychology

Dr. Janet Werker is the recipient of the 2017 Pickering Award for Outstanding Contribution to Developmental Psychology in Canada. Read more ...

International FASD community honours Dr. Joanne Weinberg

Dr. Joanne Weinberg is a 2017 recipient of the Starfish Award acknowledging the great impact of her research on the lives of individuals with FASD. 

VCHRI Investigator Award

Dr. Fidel Vila-Rodriguez received a Clinician Scientists research award and support for his project, Neuroimaging signatures of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation response in treatment-resistant depression. Read more about Dr. Vila-Rodriguez's work to understand how rTMS and fMRI can lead to improved interventions for treatment-resistent depression.

Drs. Boyd and Illes nominated for YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honours individuals and organizations whose outstanding activities and achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community. Dr. Lara Boyd and Dr. Judy Iles have both been nominated in the Research & The Sciences category.

Weston Brain Institute announces awardees of more than $30 million in grants to fight brain diseases of aging

Eight members of the DMCBH community received funding for high-risk, high-reward projects with the potential to accelerate discovery and find treatments for neurodegenerative diseases. Read more...

2017 UBC 3MT Final Results

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