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2016 Dr. Hubert van Tol Travel Fellowship

Project Overview

The overarching aim of Ms Morena’s research is to investigate the role of the endocannabinoid system in the modulation of memory processes and its interaction with stress and emotional arousal in animal models of cognition, at a cellular, circuit and behavioural level. Her career goals are: To be …

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Principal Investigator:
  • Maria Morena, University of Calgary

A mixed-methods evaluation of a dance therapy intervention for students seeking on-campus mental health services

Project Overview

Decades of dance research have demonstrated the positive benefits of dance in terms of improving quality of life and reducing symptomatology for diverse groups of participants. Dance may improve mood, body image, self-esteem, and support healing processes for persons suffering from physical, cogniti…

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Principal Investigator:
  • Isabel Fortier, McGill University
Team Members:
  • Sarah Berry, McGill University
  • Joseph FX DeSouza, York University
  • Debora Rabinovich, York University
  • Rebecca Barnstaple, York University

A multi-platform approach to the functional assessment of ASD gene variants

Project Overview

The high and potentially increasing prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is taking a significant emotional and economic toll on patients, their families and Canadian society. Although progress has been made in identifying genes associated with ASD, the underlying mechanism of this disorder r…

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Principal Investigator:
  • Kathryn Post, Brain Research Centre, University of British Columbia