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2014 Barbara Turnbull Award for Spinal Cord Research

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Dr. De Koninck studies the persistent changes in spinal cord function that occur after nervous system injury that lead to chronic pain.  Understanding the long term alterations that occur in the spinal cord after injury will allow Dr. De Koninck and his team to find new treatment and prevention av…

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Principal Investigator:
  • Yves De Koninck, Université Laval

2014 Dr. Hubert van Tol Travel Fellowship

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Ms. Nancy Butcher, is a doctoral candidate who is conducting research using advanced brain imaging techniques to measure levels of the brain chemical dopamine, to differentiate between Parkinson’s disease and other motor neuron defects. She used her travel fellowship to attend the PET Tracer Phar…

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Principal Investigator:
  • Nancy Butcher, University of Toronto

2015 Barbara Turnbull Award for Spinal Cord Research

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Dr. David and his research team are studying the mechanisms that control the delivery and release of iron in the nervous system. Iron is required for the survival and functioning of nerve cells. However, too much iron can cause damage to nerve cells. Their work has an impact on our understanding of …

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Principal Investigator:
  • Samuel David, McGill University

2015 Dr. Hubert van Tol Travel Fellowship

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Dr. Lutz is currently completing his post-doctoral fellowship entitled “Epigenetic mechanisms of childhood maltreatment”, in which he investigates the strong relationship between childhood malnutrition and mental health outcomes. Dr. Lutz’s research focuses on epigenetic analysis of the human …

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Principal Investigator:
  • Pierre-Eric Lutz, McGill University

2016 Dr. Hubert van Tol Travel Fellowship

Project Overview

Through the Hubert van Tol fellowship, Ms. Vecchiarelli was able to attend the International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS) Annual Meeting in Bukovina, Poland from June 25-July 1 and the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) Forum from July 2-6 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and the Ca…

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Principal Investigator:
  • Hayley Vecchiarelli, University of Calgary