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Achievements by SCRC trainees at CSHRF

The SCRC would like to highlight a few achievements by its trainees at the recent Canadian Students Health Research Forum. Both of these trainees are Ph.D. students in Dr. Soheila Karimi‘s lab. Arsalan Alizadeh, recipient of the 2017 Drewry Award for Excellence of Research in the Health Sciences, delivered the 2018 Drewry Memorial Lecture. Christopher […]

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Dr. Soheila Karimi receives merit award from U. of Manitoba & UMFA

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Soheila Karimi has received a 2017 Merit Award for her contribution in the past year to Research/Scholarly work, teaching and service (combination) from the University of Manitoba and UMFA. We offer our congratulations to Dr. Karimi and we thank all those who have supported her. More information, including […]

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Will-to-Win Dedication Ceremony Photos from May 16, 2018

Honoring 34 years of Will-to-Win Classic golf tournament donor support for spinal cord injury research at the Spinal Cord Research Centre The Participants in the annual Will-to-Win Classic Golf Tournament have generated financial support for research at the Spinal Cord Research Centre at the University of Manitoba since 1984. This continuous support has been instrumental […]

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Dr. Soheila Karimi elected to CAN board of directors

The SCRC extends its congratulations to Dr. Soheila Karimi on being elected by the neuroscience community to serve on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association for Neuroscience. This is a 3 year term starting June 1st. Dr. Karimi is very excited and honored to be nominated and elected by her Canadian peers. We […]

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Drs. Eftekharpour & Karimi awarded 3-year Wings for Life grant!

The SCRC wishes to congratulate Dr. Eftekhar Eftekharpour and Dr. Soheila Karimi on being awarded a three-year grant from the Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation. Their project, “Targeting excessive lysosomal activity for prevention of cell death and enhanced tissue preservation after spinal cord injury”, was accepted for funding by the foundation last week. […]

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Arsalan Alizadeh receives Hilary Kaufman Lerner Memorial Fund

Arsalan Alizadeh, Ph.D. student in Dr. Soheila Karimi‘s lab, has received the Hilary Kaufman Lerner Memorial Fund from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences that is awarded to top research trainees/residents who work on demyelinating conditions. The award is valued at $3000, to be spent on research in this area. On behalf of Dr. Karimi […]

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SCRC Strategic Plan Report for 2017-2022

Dr. Phillip Gardiner and Sharon McCartney wish to thank all SCRC personnel for participating in the Strategic Plan retreat held in May at FortWhyte Alive. All of your hard work was compiled by Joanne Hamilton and Sharon into our strategic plan report. This report will be submitted to Dr. Peter Cattini, Dean Postl and Dr. […]

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