Brain Canada funds a number of innovative stroke research projects in the basic, clinical, and translational stages that have a high potential for impact and will contribute greatly to our understanding of this cerebrovascular disease.

A female smiling at the camera on a filming set with a television showing an image of the brain during stroke
Dr. Jodi Edwards co-leads CanStim (the Canadian Platform for Research in Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation), a powerful Canadian platform to advance brain stimulation treatment for people with stroke.
Photo courtesy: University of Ottawa Heart Institute.

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.

$23,147,919 invested

36 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 stroke research include:

How you can help

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.