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News on Brain Canada-funded researchers

April 23, 2019

Neuro researchers receive early-career grants

Two researchers from The Neuro are among just ten nationwide to receive Early-Career Capacity Building Grants this year from the Azrieli Foundation in partnership with the Brain Canada Foundation.

April 18, 2019

Accelerating drug discovery with Open Science

Edward Fon is the Principal Investigator on a grant titled "A Patient-Derived hiPSC Neuronal Platform for Drug Discovery in Parkinson’s Disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis," funded by CQDM and Brain Canada.

March 27, 2019

Turing Award Won by 3 Pioneers in Artificial Intelligence

For their work on neural networks, Geoffrey Hinton, Yann LeCun and Yoshua Bengio will share $1 million for what many consider the Nobel Prize of computing. All three scientists are part of the CIFAR program "Learning in Machines & Brains," of which Brain Canada is a partner.