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Effects of music listening on motor performance in people living with stroke

  • Program Type

    Capacity building grants

  • Area of research

    Injury

  • Disease Area

    Stroke

  • Competition

    Doctoral Personnel Awards for Black Scholars

  • Province

    Ontario

  • Start Date

    2023

  • Total Grant Amount

    $60,000

Project Overview

This study will investigate whether listening to music can help a stroke survivor improve their ability to move. Many stroke survivors have difficulty with daily activities like eating, bathing, and getting around. They may also experience memory loss, depression, or fatigue, which can make it hard to stick to their…

Tanycytes in sensory circumventricular organs

  • Program Type

    Capacity building grants

  • Area of research

    Central Nervous System

  • Disease Area

    Other

  • Competition

    Doctoral Personnel Awards for Black Scholars

  • Province

    Québec

  • Start Date

    2023

  • Total Grant Amount

    $30,000

Project Overview

The brain is isolated from the peripheral blood circulation by a barrier (ie the blood-brain barrier) that protects it from the entrance of harmful substances (pathogenic or inflammatory agents) and prevents excessive fluctuations in the levels of circulating molecules. However, a few specialized brain areas located in the hypothalamus are…