Groundbreaking brain research could pave the way for new non-drug treatments
Individually tailored therapies for patients represent the culmination of research led by Dr. Georg Northoff, Canada Research Chair at the University of Ottawa’s Brain and Mind Research Institute, and a clinical psychiatrist treating patients at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre.
Future of brain-heart care gets brighter with multi-million-dollar funding announcement
Led by principal investigator Dr. Peter Liu from uOttawa’s Faculty of Medicine and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI), and Dr. Ruth Slack from the uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute leads a team of multidisciplinary researchers who are recipients of a highly competitive $2.9M Heart-Brain Connection IMPACT Award.
Do Changes in Brain Metabolism Play a Role in Autism? Prestigious grant to help researchers find out
Dr. Baptiste Lacoste received a $550,000 USD grant from the U.S. Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs to investigate whether brain metabolism could play a role in autism.
Whole-body Approach Needed to Treat Neuromuscular Disease SMA
Treating a patient’s entire body, not just the nerves in their muscles, is essential for the complete treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), according to a study led by Aoife Reilly in Dr. Rashmi Kothary’s group.