Members Dr. Ruth Slack and Dr. Ian Graham have been elected by their peers to join the Royal Society of Canada (RSC)
Two of the top researchers in their fields from the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute have been announced as recipients of one of the premier accolades in science. Dr. Ruth Slack and Dr. Ian Graham have been elected by their peers to join the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) as Fellows, emblematic of their innovation and renown as the best in their fields. Fellowship includes sitting on panels to advise policy-makers on decisions of great impact such as health care. Already, the two have led advances in patient care in Canada and beyond.
The CNMD is hosting the 4th Ottawa International Conference on Neuromuscular Disease and Biology on September 7-9, 2017. After three previous successful neuromuscular disease conferences in Ottawa, the 2017 conference promises to offer an outstanding program emphasizing recent breakthroughs in basic and translational research and clinical discoveries in neuromuscular disease.
Common acne medication shows promise in treating multiple sclerosis
Clinical trial shows that minocycline, an oral acne medication, can slow the progress of relapsing-remitting MS
A common oral acne medication could provide new, affordable treatment options for Canadians suffering from relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, according to the results of a Canadian clinical trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The Phase 3 trial showed that minocycline could slow the progress of the disease in people who have recently experienced their first symptoms.
More Than 250 Visitors Welcomed to the Faculty and uOBMRI Labs for Doors Open Ottawa
The Faculty of Medicine and University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Institute (uOBMRI) would like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who visited us on Saturday for Doors Open Ottawa. More than 250 members of the public dropped by Roger Guindon Hall to tour several uOBMRI labs and hear from our researchers about their work.