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Increased Activity for Gardiner

Physical activity, and the effects of such activity, on the nervous and neuromuscular systems are among the areas of research that Dr. Phillip F. Gardiner, Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity and Health Studies specializes in. He will be upping his own activity levels as the newly appointed Interim Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes […]

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2011 Manitoba Neuroscience Network Poster Competition Award Winners

Manitoba Neuroscience Network 2nd Annual Scientific Meeting June 13, 2011   The Manitoba Neuroscience Network extends its congratulations to the winners of its 2nd Annual Neuroscience Poster Competition, held on June 13, 2011 at the Hilton Suites Winnipeg Airport: Kanami Orihara – 1st place poster award (Postdoc category) Jill Lemaistre – 1st place poster award […]

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Wendy Bautista receives the 2011 SfN IBRO World Congress Travel Fellowship award!

The SCRC would like to congratulate Wendy Bautista on receiving the 2011 SfN IBRO World Congress Travel Fellowship award. This is a $2000 travel award to support the participation of US, Canadian, and Mexican graduate students at the IBRO World Congress, held every four years. See the SfN web site for more details: http://www.sfn.org/index.aspx?pagename=TravelAwards_IBRO  

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Congratulations to Drs. Eftekharpour and Karimi on their 2010 MMSF awards!

The SCRC would like to congratulate Drs. Eftekhar Eftekharpour and Soheila Karimi on their 2010 research awards from the Manitoba Medical Service Foundation (MMSF). They are featured on the cover of the 2010 MMSF Annual Award Recipient Brochure. Dr. Eftekharpour received funding for his project, “A novel intracellular drug delivery approach to enhance neuroprotection after […]

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Call for Proposals for 2011 Spinal Cord Injury Research Projects

The Manitoba Spinal Cord Injury Research Committee (MSCIRC) is pleased to announce that the 2011 Grants and Awards competition is now underway and accepting applications for spinal cord injury research projects in Manitoba. Purpose Grants provided through this initiative aim to increase understanding of spinal cord function; reduce the disability related to spinal cord injury; […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Gardiner on his CIHR Team Grant

Dr. Phillip Gardiner and colleagues at the University of Western Ontario were awarded a 5 year grant totaling $2,385,043 (equipment $56,565). Project Title: CIHR Team in Physical Activity, Mobility and Neural Health Principal Investigators: SHOEMAKER, Kevin J; GARDINER, Phillip F; HACHINSKI, Vladimir; HEATH, Matthew; MELLING, Jamie; NOBLE, Earl G; PETRELLA, Robert J; RICE, Charles L; […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Eftekharpour on his CSRS grant

The SCRC congratulates Dr. Eftekhar Eftekharpour on his successful 2010 Cervical Spine Research Society research grant application. Dr. Eftekharpour has been awarded CSRS funding for his project, “Investigation of the neuroprotective effects of thioredoxin for the treatment of spinal cord injury.”

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