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Monthly Archives: Thursday November 24th, 2016

CPSR-funded coaching program shows promise for stroke survivors

Reposted from the Heart & Stroke Blog : Researchers test phone support program to help people reduce risk of repeat strokes Julia Cook has started to eat more vegetables and cut back on salt and sugar. And she credits her coach with helping her adopt this healthier diet. Now 72, Julia is recovering from a stroke she had a year ago. Through a unique research study

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Stroke Program in Neurorecovery brings promising research into focus

Fifty-five stroke recovery research trainees gathered in Vancouver from Oct. 23 to 25 to listen to prominent researchers, visit labs and facilities, hear stroke patients talk about their personal challenges, and network with other young investigators. The three-day workshop was a major success with 97% of attendees surveyed reporting they learned something new, 86% reporting they had strengthened their networks, and 85% reporting they planned to apply

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Meet Dr. Duncan Stewart of the CPSR Board of Directors

There's no question that the CPSR has some wonderful people on its Board of Directors. Among them is Dr. Duncan Stewart, a research pioneer, clinician-scientist, thought-leader, Executive Vice-President of The Ottawa Hospital and CEO and Scientific Director of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. Dr. Stewart, a stem cell research leader, recently became President and Scientific Director of the Ontario Institute of Regenerative Medicine. Read a

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