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Brain Canada-funded Researchers in the News

June 30, 2020

Sex bias in pain research

Females process pain differently, but search for pain medication still based on hypotheses drawn from work in males It is increasingly clear that male and female humans and rodents process pain in different ways. Despite this fact, according to a review paper from McGill University published in Nature Reviews Neuroscience, most pain research remains overwhelmingly based on the study of male rodents, continuing to test hypotheses derived from earlier experiments on males. Jeffrey Mogil was the principal investigator on a 2014 Brain Canada Team Grant that studied sex differences in pain.

June 30, 2020

Even without concussion, athletes in contact sports may have brain changes

Female college rugby players may have subtle brain changes even if they haven't had a recent concussion, according to a new study published in the June 17, 2020, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study was supported through a 2015 Brain Canada Platform Support Grant, led by Ravi Menon.

April 03, 2020

Artificial intelligence for very young brains

Canadian scientists have developed an innovative new technique that uses artificial intelligence to better define the different sections of the brain in newborns during a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam. The study was supported by Brain Canada through a 2014 Platform Support Grant, led by Dr. Gregory A. Lodygensky.