Member news: May 2019

Dr. Erin Michalak.

Pictured: Dr. Erin Michalak. Image credit: Paul Joseph/UBC.


World Health Organization

Research from Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose and colleagues has informed the new WHO guidelines for risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia. Read the guidelines at Related: WHO issues first advice on dementia: exercise and don't smoke (REUTERS).

CIHR Gold Leaf Award

CIHR New Frontiers in Research

Designed by the Canada Research Coordinating Committee (CRCC), the New Frontiers in Research Fund includes an investment of $275 million over five years, and $65 million ongoing, to support international, interdisciplinary, fast-breaking and high-risk research. Read more at

NSERC Discovery Grants

The NSERC Discovery Grants Program supports ongoing programs of research with long-term goals rather than a single short-term project or collection of projects. Twelve members of the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health at the University of British Columbia received Discovery Grant funding in the most recent competition.

MSFHR Implementation Science Team Project Grant recipients

CIHR Vanier Scholarship recipients

Graduation 2019

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