About Brain Canada's activities
December 17th, 2013
November 12th, 2013
April 29th, 2013
Brain Canada and The W. Garfield Weston Foundation collaborate with the Government of Canada to accelerate paradigm-changing research on the brain - First recipients of Multi-Investigator Research Initiative grants announced
February 8th, 2013
December 21st, 2012
May 3rd, 2012
November 16, 2008
NeuroScience Canada researchers discover novel therapy for chronic pain
October 30, 2008
Dr. Kenneth Rose is awarded the 2008 Barbara Turnbull Award for Spinal Cord Research.
October 10th, 2008
Prime Minister Harper promises funding for a major study on neurological diseases.
September 18, 2008
Sunday, September 21st is World Alzheimer's Day.
March 5th, 2008
Media advisory about Canadian initiatives during Brain Awareness Week, March 10-16, 2008.
October 30th, 2007
NeuroScience Canada awards $3 million to two new Brain Repair Program teams.
June 30th, 2007
Release of Impact study on Neurological disease, disorders and injuries in Canada.
March 29th, 2007
Lawrence M. Tanenbaum, Mark R. Bruneau and the Honorable Michael J. L. Kirby appointed Directors of NeuroScience Canada's Board ofDirectors.
March 6th, 2007
Media advisory about Canadian initiatives during Brain Awareness Week, March 12-18, 2007.
December 1st, 2006
Dr. Pierre Drapeau receives the Barbara Turnbull Award for his contribution to spinal cord research. His research using zebrafish embryos could help pave the way for spinal cord repair.
March 2nd, 2006
Barbara Turnbull Award honours Dr. Joseph Culotti.
March 1st, 2006
NeuroScience Canada releases a report titled The Case for Canada’s Increased Investment in Neuroscience Research.
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Click here to download the executive summary
February 21st, 2006
Media advisory about Canadian initiatives during Brain Awareness Week, March 13-19, 2006
February 8th, 2006
NeuroScience Canada wins Conference Board of Canada/Spencer Stuart 2006 National Awards in Governance award for the not-for-profit sector
May 2nd, 2005
NeuroScience Canada's 2005 Annual General Meeting in Toronto featured reports from the three Brain Repair Program teams and a keynote presentation from Astronaut Dr. Dave Williams from the Canadian Space Agency.
May 2nd, 2005
The Honourable Michael H. Wilson, Chair of NeuroScience Canada, was honoured at the Public Policy Forum 18th Annual Testimonial Dinner and Awards. These awards pay tribute to Canadians who have made an outstanding contribution to the quality of public policy and public management in our country.
November 25th, 2004
NeuroScience Canada awards $4.5 Million to three Canadian Brain Repair Teams. Largest grants of their kind to allow researchers to study the brain’s ability to repair itself.
November 25th, 2004
Descriptions of the three winning Brain Repair Teams. Projects cover the range of neurological and psychiatric diseases and disorders, chronic pain and spinal cord injuries.
November 22nd, 2003
The Hon. Michael H. Wilson's speaking notes at the Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction's Annual General Meeting.
November 20th, 2003
The Hon. Michael H. Wilson announces NeuroScience Canada's $8-million program for brain repair research.
About breakthroughs from our Brain Repair Program researchers
September 5, 2007
Dr. Freda Miller's team used skin-derived stem cells to repair spinal cord injuries in rats.
November 1st, 2006
Three Brain Repair Team Leaders Named International Research Scholars by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
February 23rd, 2006
UBC researchers find potential new target for autism, retardation therapies
December 15th, 2005
Canadian research team discovers key mechanism behind neuropathic pain
December 8th, 2005
Researchers discover a protein responsible for shaping the nervous system
November 25th, 2005
UBC scientists create protein to block addiction cravings. Research shows for the first time how to “block” memory.