- Dr. Ian Mackenzie received the Margolese National Brain Disorders Prize.
- Dr. Yu Tian Wang received a CIHR Foundation Grant for his project, Regulation of postsynaptic expression and function of ionotropic neurotransmitter receptors.
- Dr. Brian Kwon received an MSFHR Innovation to Commercialization award for his project, Near Infrared Spectroscopy For The Hemodynamic Monitoring Of Acute Spinal Cord Injury.
- Dr. Thalia Field received a Bayer-Canadian Stroke Consortium Young Investigator Award.
- Dr. Erin Michalak joins the BC SUPPORT Unit as Patient Engagement Methods Clusters Lead.
- Dr. Shelina Babul collaborated with Parachute Canada to release the Canadian Guideline on Concussion in Sport.
In other news
- Professor Ono visits DMCBH – see highlights from the visit.
- Statement from Dr. Anne Martin-Matthews: New gender equity data now available from CIHR.
- How genomic sequencing is changing BC’s health care policies.
— CIHR (@CIHR_IRSC) August 3, 2017
— Dr. Liisa Galea (@LiisaGalea) August 8, 2017
Eli was very impressive – she has a bright future! https://t.co/VsGmJMmP0w
— Santa J. Ono (@ubcprez) August 10, 2017
— University of British Columbia (@UBC) August 14, 2017
Brain research on pause for a little eclipse watching. pic.twitter.com/msDM9piRgk
— Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (@DMCBrainHealth) August 21, 2017
- Learning more about how gene mutations can cause ALS (ALS Canada blog, July 31)
- Which is the best exercise for your brain? (Richmond Register, July 31)
- Early intervention for growing problem of dementia (VCHRI Participate in Research, August)
- Busy Philipps Is Proof That Good Things Come to Those Who Sweat (Verily, August 10)
- A better brain? How Elon Musk plans to turn humans into robots (Newsweek, August 13)
- Researchers discover fundamental pathology behind ALS (EurekaAlert!, August 16)
- Opinion: B.C. is fast becoming neuroscience centre of excellence for Canada (Vancouver Sun, August 24)
- Mixed reality gives neuroanatomy lessons a boost (UBC News, August 28)
- Mixed reality enhances neuroanatomy studies at UBC (Global News, August 28)
- UBC students can now study the brain using holograms (CBC News, August 29)
- What can neuroethicists learn from public attitudes about moral bioenhancement? (The Neuroethics Blog, August 30)
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