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Monthly Archives: Monday July 31st, 2017

Check out our 2016-2017 Annual Report!!

Our Annual Report features our "Top-Ten List" of accomplishments for 2016-17 and our audited financial statements. Check out the progress we are making in science, networking, training, knowledge translation, clinical research, infrastructure development, patient engagement, and more.

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Add our July newsletter to your summer reading list!

Why should you read our July newsletter? Find out about how to register for our Annual Scientific Meeting and Advances in Stroke Recovery. Review our recent publications. Learn more about our cutting-edge scientific research. Meet a trainee. Get the lowdown on our upcoming webinar. And so much more!

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Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtable publishes six major guideline papers

CPSR investigators are making major contributions to the international Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtable (SRRR) whose goal is to develop consensus-based recommendations to guide stroke recovery research and rehabilitation efforts around the world. The International Journal of Stroke has just published six guideline papers arising from the inaugural SRRR meeting held in Philadelphia in May 2016. These same papers will be co-published by

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CPSR scientist wins major award for mental health research

Dr. Paul Albert recognized for groundbreaking discoveries in mental health Dr. Paul Albert of the OHRI and uOttawa has received the top research award from the Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology (the Heinz Lehmann Award) for his “outstanding and innovative research” in mental health. Nearly 30 years ago, Dr. Albert performed the first detailed studies on two genes that play a key role in how brain cells talk to each other (the serotonin

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CPSR researchers use light to restore function in brain circuits damaged by stroke

A University of Victoria neuroscientist and his team has discovered that stimulating brain circuits with light can improve recovery from a stroke. A major challenge in stroke research is to understand how stroke disrupts brain circuits that are crucial for sensation and movement. When these circuits are damaged by stroke, people experience profound difficulties in everyday life tasks such as lifting a fork, brushing their teeth, buttoning up a shirt

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