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About Us

About Us

We are the leading research partnership in the world focused on STROKE RECOVERY.

Headquartered at the University of Ottawa, our core partners include:

  • Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • Baycrest
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Ottawa

We include more than 150 researchers from universities across the country, including:

  • University of Victoria
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Waterloo
  • Universite de Montreal
  • McGill University
  • Dalhousie University
  • McMaster University
  • Western

We bring together a network of clinical researchers at rehabilitation hospitals and facilities across Canada.

We collaborate with international stroke research groups, including:

  • Harvard University
  • U.S. National Institutes of Health
  • Cornell University
  • European Stroke Network
  • UCLA
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of Eastern Finland
  • University of Frankfurt
  • University of Heidelberg
  • University of Maryland

Our research is focused in four strategic priorities:

  • Build research collaborations with high potential impact
  • Accelerate research using shared infrastructure
  • Develop high caliber stroke recovery research leaders
  • Share new knowledge with those who can apply it

What else do we do?

  • We identify and fund emerging and innovative stroke recovery research
  • We support trainees and new investigators and work to build Canada’s capacity in stroke recovery research
  • We support a national trainee association for graduate students and post-docs.
  • We advocate for better stroke recovery services.
  • We produce tools and resources to deliver research findings to the people who can use them.
  • We foster collaboration and networking among researchers and the stroke recovery community in Canada and beyond.
  • We maintain online tools for stroke recoverers, their families, and clinicians in an effort to share information and build community.