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Is Canada investing enough in dementia research?

As a researcher and neurologist who treats people with dementia, I feel their frustration when I tell them there is no cure and that the drugs we can prescribe are of limited value. Throughout my career, I’ve supported research into dementia therapeutics, which promises to imp...

The CCNA Trainee Digest – November 8, 2016

THE CCNA TRAINEE DIGEST *A rundown of CCNA trainee news, events, activities, and accomplishments CCNA Science Day and Partners Forum, Vancouver, BC October 6-7, 2016   The Training and Capacity Building Program would like to thank the 20 trainees who participated in the a...

The CCNA Trainee Digest – September 22, 2016

THE CCNA TRAINEE DIGEST *A rundown of CCNA trainee news, events, activities, and accomplishments Congratulations to CCNA trainees awarded a CIHR-CCNA Travel Award to attend the CCNA Science Day and Partners Forum in Vancouver, October 5-7, 2016. Leslie Malloy-Weir – Team...

Le Bulletin des stagiaires du CCNV – 22 septembre 2016

Le Bulletin des stagiaires du CCNV *Un récapitulatif des nouvelles, événements, activités et réalisations à l’intention des stagiaires du CCNV Félicitations aux stagiaires du CCNV qui ont remporté une bourse de voyage IRSC-CCNV pour assister à la Journée scientifique et au For...

Launch of Largest Canadian study on Dementia

To mark World Alzheimer’s Day (September 21, 2016), the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) is launching its signature clinical study, the Comprehensive Assessment of Neurodegeneration and Dementia (COMPASS-ND). Over the next two years, the study will enro...