UHN establishes Krembil Brain Institute to harmonize and integrate clinical and research programs
UHN today established the Krembil Brain Institute (KBI) to formally create an academic health sciences entity that harmonizes the clinical and research priorities in the neurosciences. This new Institute will help clinicians, scientists and researchers based at Toronto Western Hospital and across UHN work together to seek better treatments and cures for diseases of the brain, spine and nerves.
Promoting Mental Wellness in Indigenous Communities
Three visionaries working to eliminate health care disparities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities are promoting mental wellness through a network of Indigenous leaders.Join us to learn about the impacts of colonization, Indigenous perspectives on mental health and the great work taking place in Ontario towards healing and mental wellness.This free public talk by the Ontario Brain Institute features: Michael Dan: Philanthropist & Former NeurosurgeonCarol Hopkins: Executive Director, Thunderbird Partnership FoundationSuzanne Stewart: Director, Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health at the University of TorontoModerated by André Picard: Public Health Reporter, Globe and Mail Registration is free but space is limited.
Brain research is a central mission at Krembil
Commercialization and Entrepreneurship in Neuroscience
Commercialization and Entrepreneurship in Neuroscience Monday, March 6, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM York Lanes 280N, York University Keynote Speaker: Dr. Patricia Lorenz, COO, Avertus Inc. As COO of Avertus, Patricia Lorenz is the expert and company lead on all business strategy, resource building, partnership development and regulatory matters within the neuroscience industry. Founded in 2012 by an epileptologist and a neuronal algorithm expert in neural works and algorithm development, Avertus is a leading company researching algorithms for seizure detection to improve the treatment for patients with epilepsy. Followed by expert panel discussion: Prof. Hossein Kassiri Assistant Professor at York University, Co-founder and CTO at BrainCom Dr. Garth Smith Director, Industry Relations, Ontario Brain Institute Prof. Lauren Sergio, Associate Professor and Director of Neuroscience Diploma Program, York University
Amanda Lang interviews OBI President Dr. Tom Mikkelsen
In an interview with Bloomberg TV Canada’s Amanda Lang Dr. Tom Mikkelsen, OBI, President and Scientific Director speaks to the research they’re currently working on, to help alleviate the burden on our healthcare system from Ontario’s aging population.
BrainHack Global Toronto
Brainhack is a global conference bringing together researchers from multiple disciplines to work together on innovative projects related to neuroscience. Brainhack Toronto will feature presentations from key researchers in our community as well as video links to the global community. Visit BrainHack Global 2017 to learn more about events worldwide.community. Visit BrainHack Global 2017 to learn more about events worldwide.