Mind Over Matter

Stay informed about brain-aging diseases, unique risks for women and valuable tips for caregivers.

Read now: Volume 18

In this edition:

Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent mental illnesses in the world

Dr. Bénédicte Amilhon, Brain Canada-funded researcher, is an assistant professor at Université de Montréal, and Principal Investigator for a project that examines sex differences in specific neural circuits – serotonergic circuits – that regulate anxiety

“We need to remember that research takes a long time. Great discoveries do not come exactly when or where you think they will come from. Science is curiosity driven and something beautiful that can have impacts on fields that you did not think of initially.”

Past volumes of Mind Over Matter


Volume 17

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Fall 2023


Volume 16

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Spring 2023


Volume 15

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Fall 2022

About Women’s Brain Health Initiative

Women’s Brain Health Initiative is a Canadian and U.S. charitable foundation established in 2012 and is solely dedicated to protecting the brain health of women.

About Brain Canada

Brain Canada plays a unique and invaluable role as the national convenor of the community of those who support and advance brain research.