- Chun Liang Hsu (PI: Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose), VCHRI Top Graduating Doctoral Student for his research into cognitive function and mobility.
- Greg Duncan (PI: Dr. Wolfram Tetzlaff), VCHRI Rising Star Award for research in the areas of multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury.
- Kyla McKay (PI: Dr. Helen Tremlett), VCHRI Rising Star Award for research on mental health in multiple sclerosis.
- Sue Peters (PI: Dr. Lara Boyd), VCHRI Rising Star Award for research on stroke recovery.
- Dr. Christopher Honey, VCHRI Innovation and Translational Research Award recipient for his study The Neurosurgical Treatment of Spasmodic Dysphonia: Thinking Outside the Voice.
- Dr. Joan Bottoff, listed as one of Kelowna’s Top 40 over 40 for her work in promoting men’s health and cancer prevention.
- Dr. Michael Hayden, newly inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
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- Crosby’s concussion, is the NHL protecting players? (Global News, May 2)
- Medical problems common for MS patients before diagnosis: UBC (News1130, May 7)
- Brain injury causes impulse control problems in rats: study (UBC Psychology news, May 8)
- Give mom the gift of brain health (Huffington Post, May 9)
- New Ways to investigate Dementia made possible through Engineered Human Cerebral Blood Vessels (Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging news, May 12)
- The trillion dollar global burden of depression (VCHRI news, May 12)
- Moms: Your kids hijacked your brain for life (Racked, May 14)
- Researchers uncover potential risks of common MS treatment (UBC FoM news, May 15)
- RRMS Patients on Beta-Interferon Therapy Have Increased Risk of Stroke, Study Finds (Multiple Sclerosis News Today, May 16)
- Walking three hours a week can boost your brain function – and even stave off dementia, study claims (The Daily Mail, May 16)
- An interview with Prof Judy Illes, President of the International Neuroethics Society (Federation of European Neuroscience Societies, May 17)
- Walking linked to improved brain function, study suggests (The Globe and Mail, May 17)
- Why exercise is the best medicine for your brain (Los Angeles Times, May 18)
- Peter Wall Institute hosts event on 3D printing human tissue (The Ubyssey, May 23)
- People in profile: José Wijnands (VCHRI News, May 26)
- Uncovering the mystery of sudden death in epilepsy (VCHRI News, May 27)
- Genetic Modifiers of Multiple Sclerosis Progression, Severity and Onset (Science in the City, May 29)
- Game-changing gifts leave mark on health system (The Globe and Mail, May 31)
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