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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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SCRC student meets Dr. Eric Kandel at Neuroscience 2017 meeting

SCRC neuroscience student Katrina Armstrong had an opportunity at the Neuroscience 2017 meeting in Washington, DC, to meet world-renowned neuroscientist Dr. Eric Kandel. Seen here, Dr. Kandel checks out Ms Armstrong’s muscles. The annual Society for Neuroscience meetings are a wonderful opportunity for neuroscience researchers from around the world to meet and share their research […]

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Karimi’s work featureed on Radio-Canada’s ICI Manitoba

Work from Karimi’s laboratory on spinal cord injury therapeutics was featured on RadioCanada, ICI Manitoba. We have identified the potential treatment for promoting repair and functional recovery following traumatic spinal cord injury. http://ici.radio-canada.ca/premiere/emissions/le-6-a-9/segments/entrevue/46893/jean-eric-ghia-eprouvettes-hommes-recherche

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2017 MNN Nancy Hettie Clark Travel Award Recipients

The Manitoba Neuroscience Network is pleased to announce the winners of the Nancy Hettie Clark Travel Awards for 2017/2018. We thank all applicants and the members of the Neurosciences Awards Committee for the time required to carefully consider all applications. Awards have been offered to: Hardeep Kataria, Postdoctoral Fellow Arsalan Alizadeh, Graduate Student Tiffany Kolesar, […]

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Nick Shepel Travel Award – 2017 Competition Results

The Manitoba Neuroscience Network and Winnipeg Chapter Society for Neuroscience are pleased to announce this year’s recipient(s) of the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation – Nick Shepel Travel Award. Congratulations to Arsalan Alizadeh (Supervisor: Soheila Karimi) and Nagakannan Pandian (Supervisor: Eftekhar Eftekharpour) who were both selected to receive awards. This year’s recipients will receive up to […]

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