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Brain Canada-funded Researchers in the News

February 20, 2020

Obesity, heart disease, and diabetes may be communicable

A new paper by UBC Faculty of Medicine’s Dr. Brett Finlay and a team of fellows from the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) proposes that non-communicable diseases may be transmitted between people through the microbiome. Brett Finlay is the Co Director of the CIFAR Humans & the Microbiome program, supported by Brain Canada.

January 29, 2020

AI-analyzed blood test can predict the progression of neurodegenerative disease

New technique could be used to choose best therapies for patients and measure their effectiveness. Evaluating the effectiveness of therapies for neurodegenerative diseases is often difficult because each patient’s progression is different. The research was supported through a 2015 Platform Support Grant for the McConnell Brain Imaging Centre.