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2021 Dr. Hubert van Tol Travel Fellowship

  • Program Type

    Capacity building grants

  • Area of research

    Mental Health

  • Competition

    Dr. Hubert van Tol Travel Fellowship

  • Province

    Ontario

  • Start Date

    2022

  • Total Grant Amount

    $157

Project Overview

Mina Mirjalili is conducting research on deficits in working memory capacity which has been shown to be common in mild cognitive impairment. Her investigations are focused on the association between frontal theta event-related synchronization and parietal alpha event-related desynchronization with working memory.  She used her travel fellowship to virtually attend and present a poster at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, on September 26th to 30th, 2021.

2021 Dr. Hubert van Tol Travel Fellowship

  • Area of research

    Neurodegeneration

  • Disease Area

    Other

  • Competition

    Dr. Hubert van Tol Travel Fellowship

  • Province

    British Columbia

  • Start Date

    2022

  • Total Grant Amount

    $1,000

Project Overview

Lauren Forgrave is studying the value of core Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers in assisting with medical decision making and early and accurate diagnosis for frontotemporal dementia. She will use her travel fellowship to attend and present a poster at the International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias in Lillie, France in Spring 2022 postponed to Fall 2022 due to COVID-19 (date TBD).

Genetic and therapeutic dependencies in SHH driven childhood medulloblastoma

  • Program Type

    Capacity building grants

  • Area of research

    Cancer

  • Disease Area

    Brain Cancer

  • Competition

    Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research

  • Province

    Ontario

  • Start Date

    2021

  • Total Grant Amount

    $100,000

  • Health Canada Contribution

    $50,000

Investigation of DNA damage response as a genomic modifier in Rett syndrome

  • Program Type

    Capacity building grants

  • Area of research

    Neurodevelopment

  • Disease Area

    Other

  • Competition

    Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research

  • Province

    Manitoba

  • Start Date

    2021

  • Total Grant Amount

    $100,000

  • Health Canada Contribution

    $50,000

Project Overview

Rett syndrome is a severe neurological disorder that is caused by genetic mutations in the MECP2 gene. The disorder almost exclusively affects females, presents in childhood and limited effective treatments exist. Since the disease can range in severity and age of onset, there is an active search in the research…

Impact of brain trauma in childhood on white matter maturation

  • Program Type

    Capacity building grants

  • Area of research

    Neurodevelopment

  • Disease Area

    Brain Injury

  • Competition

    Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research

  • Province

    Ontario

  • Start Date

    2021

  • Total Grant Amount

    $100,000

  • Health Canada Contribution

    $50,000