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Read our October newsletter

Read about changes to our Board, new publications, upcoming events, and more in our October newsletter.

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CPSR Board welcomes four new directors

(Pictured above: Sylvain Charbonneau, Andrew Demchuk, Debra Lynkowski, and Rod McKay) Retiring directors thanked for contributions At the recent CPSR Board of Directors meeting on September 19 in Toronto, the Partnership said goodbye and thank-you to four longstanding (and outstanding!) Board members, who have completed their terms. They include Peter Oakes, long-time chair of the Finance and Operations Committee, strategic communications expert

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Former CPSR Director named Canada’s chief scientist

Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has announced Dr. Mona Nemer, who served as a Director of the Heart & Stroke Foundation Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery until her term ended this month, as Canada’s new Chief Science Advisor.   "Mona’s strategic thinking, strength of character, and deep knowledge and appreciation of the research community will be a tremendous asset to this government as it shapes its future research agenda," says

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Unable to attend the stroke meetings in Calgary? Our September newsletter describes the buzz

Stroke recovery researchers, clinicians and trainees from across Canada and around the world converged on Calgary from Sept. 5 to 11 for a series of impactful meetings to share research and practice ideas, network and develop new collaborations. Meetings included the Stroke Program in Neurorecovery (SPiN), CPSR Annual Scientific Meeting, Advances in Stroke Recovery, and the Canadian Stroke Congress. If you missed the meetings, check out some of the

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Stroke in pregnant women three times higher than in non-pregnant women: study

Experts to release consensus statement to guide healthcare professionals in preventing and treating stroke during pregnancy   EMBARGOED until Friday September 8, 2017 12:01 a.m. ET (Toronto)  Stroke in women during pregnancy is three times higher than stroke in non-pregnant woman of the same age, according to a Canadian study published today in the International Journal of Stroke, which reveals that roughly 30 out of 100,000 women will experience

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FAME post-stroke exercise launches in Vancouver — Get Involved

Professor Janice Eng and her team from the University of British Columbia and GF Strong Rehab Centre worked closely with stakeholders (people living with stroke, caregivers, stroke support groups, community centers, health authority) to move established exercise-based research into the community centers.   They are launching the Fitness and Mobility Exercise (FAME) Program for Stroke at the West Vancouver Recreation Centre, with a second site targeted

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Read our August newsletter to get ready for autumn

Sure, it may be vacation season now...but there's a lot coming up in September! Check out our August newsletter to find out why you need to register right away for the year's most important stroke research meetings. Learn about our new research grants and trainee awards. Review our latest publications. Learn about the wonderful e-Aerobics course offered on Stroke Engine. Meet some of our stellar trainees. And so much more. Click the link:

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Time is running out to register for Calgary meetings

CPSR Annual Scientific Meeting: Sept. 8, 2017 Fairmont Palliser Canadian Stroke Congress: Sept. 9-11 Calgary Telus Convention Centre Each year, Canada's stroke research community gathers to review progress, share new ideas, celebrate promising advances and promote greater collaboration. 2017 is no exception. On Friday, Sept. 8, the CPSR will hold its Annual Scientific Meeting for members and funded researchers at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel in Calgary,

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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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