Several times a year, our researchers, clinicians, trainees and partners come together for educational conferences, workshops and community initiatives.

Featured Events

Blood cells with the uOBMRI partners are the bottom.
May 14

The Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Disease Mini Symposium

Topics covered at this mini-symposium will include genetic regulation of cerebrovascular growth, the role of brain blood vessels in autism and neurode…

Scientist using a microscope with vegetables in the foreground.
May 9

Brain Health Research Day 2024

Since 2009, the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute has hosted an annual Brain Health Research Day to bring together our research c…

A woman smiling up at a drawing of a maze with a red arrow through it.
Apr 20

Enhancing Access to Care: Breaking Boundaries Together

The day long event will consist of talks designed to help people living with neurodegenerative conditions and their care partners (especially in under…

Educational events

With the goal to further collaborative research and learning into conditions that affect the brain and mind, the uOBMRI hosts a number of educational events throughout the year that are open to both internal and external audiences:

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Community fundraising events

The uOBMRI and its partners host a variety of fundraising events throughout the year. A number of our important research discoveries would not be possible without the support of the community through these events.

MS in Motion

MS in Motion is a fundraising campaign to shed light on the ongoing journey of Canadians living with multiple sclerosis. Did you know that Canada has the highest MS rate in the world? An estimated 100,000 Canadians live with the disease, which can be challenging as there is no known cure today.