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BC Brain Wellness Program receives government funding to improve accessibility and inclusion of its programming

In celebration of International Youth Day 2022 today, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, announced funding for projects led by youth to improve accessibility and disability inclusion, during a visit to the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health. The BC Brain Wellness Program has received two grants through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) Youth Innovation…

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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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