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Congratulations to Drs. McCrea & Nagy on their CIHR grants

The SCRC congratulates Drs. David McCrea and James Nagy on their recent success in the 2010 CIHR operating grants competition. Dr. McCrea will receive a CIHR grant of $755,200 over 5 years for his project, Organization and reflex control of spinal locomotor networks. Dr. Nagy’s project, Structural composition and regulation of neuronal gap junctions in […]

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2009 Merit Award Presented to Dr. Kristine Cowley

The Canadian Paraplegic Association (MB) has awarded Dr. Kristine Cowley the 2009 CPA Merit Award for her “dedication, commitment and tireless efforts in improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities.” Congratulations Kris! See the full story on page 7 of CPA Manitoba’s August 2009 issue of ParaTracks. http://www.cpamanitoba.ca/pdf/paratracks/2009_summer_paratracks_en.pdf (See http://www.cpamanitoba.ca/paratrackspdf.htm for past issues.) […]

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SCRC Trainees Win Awards at EPOWC ’09 Conference

The Spinal Cord Research Centre extends heartfelt congratulations to four of its trainees whose efforts were recognized at the Exercise Physiologists of Western Canada (EPOWC) conference, held at the University of Manitoba last week. Awards were given out to trainees for their research and communication skills. The following is the list of winners from the […]

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DND students receive Alzheimer’s Society Fellowships

DND Graduate Students awarded Student Fellowships by local Alzheimer’s Society PhD student Mr. Waylon Hunt (Supervisor: Dr. Chris Anderson) and M.Sc. student Ms. Solmaz Nafez (Supervisor: Dr. Ben Albensi) have been awarded “Alzheimer Society, Manitoba Chapter – Graduate Student Fellowships“. In addition to a cash prize of $3,000 each, they have been invited to attend […]

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Dr. Phillip Gardiner receives CSEP honours

Phillip Gardiner, Director of the Health Leisure & Human Performance Research Institute at the University of Manitoba, has received the 2007 Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) Honour Award. Gardiner is a tier 1 CIHR Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity & Health Studies, and the Associate Dean – Research for the Faculty of Kinesiology […]

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Dr. Paul Fernyhough receives U of M Outreach Award

Fifteen staff members of the University of Manitoba were recognized for their outstanding community involvement through Outreach Awards at a reception on Nov. 21, 2007. This year, recipients include people who help immigrants adjust to life in Canada, educate the public about brain injury, promote Aboriginal literature, work with the institutionalized elderly, inner-city poor and […]

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Older SCRC News

Here is a collection of older news items that we have not migrated to our new WordPress blog. 2007-May-02 WCSN sponsors 3 awards at MSSS 2007-Apr-03 Drs. Ben Albensi and Derrick Oliver receive NSERC Equipment Award 2007-Feb-02 Harper announces $30 million for spinal cord injuries network 2007-Feb-01 SCRC Journal Club 2007 Schedule now on-line 2006-Dec-11 […]

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Will-To-Win Symposium – April 2004

The Spinal Cord Research Centre and the Manitoba Paraplegia Foundation cordially invite you to attend the Will-To-Win Symposium (PDF format, 359k) April 27 & 28, 2004 Basic Medical Sciences Bldg, Univ. of Manitoba 730 William Ave. Admission is free. PROGRAM (PDF format, 285k) This two day symposium will highlight progress in the rehabilitation and treatment […]

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CBC Radio One Interview with Dr. Larry Jordan

Dr. Larry Jordan, former director of the SCRC, was interviewed on CBC Radio One (990 AM, Winnipeg) at 4:37 in the afternoon of Tuesday, March 6, 2001. Here is the interview, in MP3 audio format. CBC Radio Interview with Dr. Jordan – 2 MB MP3 audio, 8 minutes on the web

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