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Wings For Life World Run

8 members of the SCRC research team participated in the Wings For Life World Run 2022, raising over $300 for spinal cord research, and running or walking over 39 km combined! If you are interested in donating to support our team, you can do so here. You can also register already for 2023!

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Meetings of Interest: Check these out!

27th Annual KSCHIRT Symposium The KSCHIRT meeting is unique in that it features a variety of distinct, short sessions with the specific focus of these sessions often not directly related to spinal cord or head injury, but rather on new concepts at the forefront of molecular and systems biology of development, rehabilitation, and/or disease/injury. They […]

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Dr. Kristine Cowley new Director of the SCRC

On July 1, 2020, after 5 years of dedicated service as Director of the Spinal Cord Research Centre (SCRC), Dr. Phillip Gardiner passed the directorship torch to Dr. Kristine Cowley. The SCRC is grateful for Dr. Gardiner’s leadership and vision for the SCRC.  His development of a Strategic Plan to help strengthen interaction and research […]

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SCRC 5-year review 2014-2019 approved.

SCRC 5 Year Review 2014-2019 – outlining the significant advances and productivity in our research and accomplishments by our investigators and trainees over the past 5 years. Approved by Senate Committee on University Research on November 6th , 2019. SCRC 5 Year Review 2014-2019

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André Coleman advances to 3MT final

André Coleman, M.Sc. student in Drs. Cowley & Stecina’s labs, was a successful challenger in Heat 2 of this year’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. He has advanced to the final, to be held March 18th, 2019, 7pm at the Robert B. Schultz Lecture Theatre, St. John’s College on the Fort Garry campus. Congratulations, André, […]

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Congratulations to Drs. Albensi & Fernyhough on their CIHR funding

SCRC affiliate members Drs. Benedict Albensi and Paul Fernyhough have both been awarded sizable grants in the latest round of CHIR funding, for their research projects in neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Albensi’s projet is Sex-based differences associated with mitochondrial dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Fernyhough’s projet is Muscarinic receptor antagonism as a novel mechanism for sensory […]

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