Record $100-million donation to CAMH underscores cultural shift on mental health
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health announced that it has received a record $100-million donation from an anonymous donor, monies that will be dedicated to research on everything from the causes of mental illness to how to improve access to care
Largest-ever gift to a Canadian rehab hospital will support new therapies for brain-related disorders
(Toronto - December 12, 2017) With a transformational gift of $20 million to the Toronto Rehab Foundation, Walter and Maria Schroeder, along with their family, have established The Walter and Maria Schroeder Brain Institute. This donation represents the largest ever made to a rehabilitation hospital in Canada.
Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis. Now St. Michael's Hospital is launching a $30M centre to fight MS | Toronto Star
The Barlo MS Centre, funded mainly by donations, is expected to be a global leader in multiple sclerosis care and research.
SensOR Medical - National Winner of James Dyson Award
Medical error is the 3rd leading cause of death, with an estimated 12% due to improper force. The ForceFilm is a thin add-on for minimally invasive surgical (MIS) instruments that provides surgeons with a digital sense of touch to help improve surgical safety
CAMH donation gives mental health scientists a chance to harness data with artificial intelligence
Krembil family provides $15-million to establish world-leading neuroinformatics lab for brain researchers at Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Inside the AI healthcare revolution: meeting the robots that can detect Alzheimer's and depression
This is the second in a three-part series reporting from Toronto’s booming Artificial Intelligence sector where new technologies are being pioneered that will permanently change all of our lives
Video: Canada's next 150: A moonshot project to surmount mental health issues
Geneticist Stephen Scherer says that Canada's medical expertise should be focused on a moonshot to surmount mental health issues. With advances in our understanding of the brain, Scherer says now is the ideal time to stake a claim on the future to help the one-in-five Canadians who will be affected by mental health issues in their lifetimes.
Stem-cell researchers solve mystery of relapse in acute myeloid leukemia
Leukemia researchers led by Dr. John Dick have traced the origins of relapse in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) to rare therapy-resistant leukemia stem cells that are already present at diagnosis and before chemotherapy begins.