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Keep up to date with the latest news and announcements from the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health.


DMCBH Trainee Spotlight: Ali Mirza

Ali Mirza is working on his PhD in Dr. Helen Tremlett’s lab and is co-supervised by Dr. William Hsiao. His work is funded by the endMS Personal Award from the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. We caught up with Ali to learn more about his latest research and his other hobbies outside of the lab. What is the focus of…

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Dr. Anke Henning: Metabolic MRI at ultra-high fields – from systems architecture to application

September 9

2215 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3 Canada

Metabolic MRI allows observing energy metabolism, neurotransmission, second messaging, endocrine signaling, antioxidants, protein metabolism and dynamic membrane processes in the human brain. Related quantitative metabolic imaging biomarkers are beneficial for differential diagnostics, monitoring of treatment response and patient stratification in various neurological and psychiatric disorders and yield complementary information to structural and functional imaging. To visualize related metabolic processes my…

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