Dr. Cindy Barha received a 2017 Brain Canada - Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship, to study Exercise as Medicine for both genders. La Dre Cindy Barha a reçu en 2017 une bourse de recherche de Brain Canada et de l'Association Alzheimer pour étudier l'exercice en tant que médecine pour les deux sexes.

Alzheimer’s Research

Dr. Cindy Barha, UBC researcher studies the effects of exercise on brain health, particularly when it comes to women and Alzheimer’s disease.

Our Projects

Brain Canada’s rigorous scientific review process gives donors and partners a trusted mechanism to ensure projects are chosen based on merit, innovation, and potential for impact.

$40,737,017 invested

72 grants awarded

Making a significant difference in the lives of people in Canada doesn’t happen in a vacuum. It takes a network of visionary partners committed to investing in change. As a national convenor and facilitator, Brain Canada works with partners from coast to coast to drive innovative brain research. Some of our partners in supporting Alzheimer’s research include:

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Brain Canada funds the very best Canadian neuroscience, fostering collaborative research and accelerating the pace of discovery, in order to improve the health and quality of life of Canadians who suffer from brain disorders.