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Save the dates! Annual meeting, SPiN course, Congress take place in Calgary in September

Three great reasons to go to Calgary this fall:  The SPiN (Stroke Program in Neurorecovery) course for trainees on Sept.  6 and 7 CPSR Annual Scientific Meeting and Advances in Stroke Recovery on Sept. 8 Canadian Stroke Congress from Sept. 9 to 11 The CPSR is planning a content-filled day on Sept. 8 at Calgary's historic Fairmont Palliser Hotel for the Annual Scientific Meeting (open to all researchers at CPSR partner institutions and trainees)

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CPSR SPiN workshop to be held in Vancouver

MARK YOUR CALENDARS – October 23-25, 2016 CPSR SPiN Workshop in Vancouver, BC CPSR is pleased to announce that this year’s Stroke Program in Neurorecovery (SPiN) Workshop will be held on October 23-25, 2016 in Vancouver, BC. This annual multi-day workshop is designed specifically for trainees working in the area of stroke recovery research. This year’s theme is Biomarkers and Novel Rehabilitation Technologies in Stroke Recovery Research.  Approximately

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2015 SPiN course a huge success!

The HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery delivered its very popular Stroke Program in Neurorecovery (SPiN) course this week for about 40 trainees from stroke recovery research centres across Canada. Participants met in Toronto for two action-packed days and talks by leading stroke recovery researchers. They also took part in hands-on lab sessions that exposed them to the newest research. Among presentations were discussions on: the trajectory

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Check out the final program for our SPiN workshop

The final program for the Stroke Program for Neurorecovery (SPiN) workshop, to be held in Ottawa June 10-12, is now available for download. SPiN Program 2014 FINAL. The SPiN workshop brings together young researchers from across the country to learn from expert faculty about basic science and clinical stroke research. Hands on participation will be complemented by demonstrations, lectures and data presentations. This workshop is targeted towards

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It’s definitely time for a SPiN!

Stroke Program in Neurorecovery (SPiN) Workshop June 10-12 in Ottawa Immediately following Advances in Stroke Recovery, CPSR will be hosting the SPiN workshop on June 10-12 in Ottawa. This will be an exciting two-day event for trainees interested in stroke recovery research - and not to be missed! Here are a few SPiN 2014 highlights: Keynote lectures about the latest approaches in stroke recovery research, from a basic science and clinical

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Marc Vani

Q: Tell us a bit about yourself. Where are you from? A: Hi! My name is Marc and I’m from Mississauga, Ontario. I came to uOttawa to do my undergraduate degree in biomedical science. After finishing my undergrad, I decided to stay to complete my M.Sc. in neuroscience. Q: What compelled you to pursue stroke research? A: For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated with the brain. It was for this reason that during my undergrad, I decided

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Timothy Faw

Q: Tell us a bit about yourself. Where are you from? A: I am a Graduate Research Fellow in Dr. D. Michele Basso’s lab at The Ohio State University (OSU) in Columbus, Ohio. While originally from the foothills of Western North Carolina, my studies have led me to many places across the United States. I received a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from Pfeiffer University and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Duke University. Clinical

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Darren Cheng

Darren Cheng Q: Tell us a bit about yourself. Where are you from? A: I was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, and completed my undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto with a specialist in Neuroscience. I have been very involved in student life at Victoria College at U of T, co-managing a student lounge, planning orientation week in 2015, working as a tour guide, and most recently worked as a Residence Don this past school year. I also

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Check out the latest CPSR news in our June newsletter

This month, the CPSR newsletter provides info on our 2017 SPiN course, Annual Scientific Meeting, Advances in Stroke Recovery meeting, upcoming webinar, recent publications, and more. Check it out here: http://mailchi.mp/6d367071c608/cpsr-stroke-recovery-news-e-newsletter Not on our mailing list? You can easily join by clicking the subscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter or by sending an email to info@canadianstroke.ca  

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Tyler Saumur

Q: Tell us a bit about yourself. Where are you from? A: I was born in Ajax, Ontario and grew up in Whitby, Ontario. I spent most of my childhood keeping busy playing hockey and baseball. I completed my undergraduate degree in kinesiology at Wilfrid Laurier University where I had the privilege of working alongside Dr. Stephen Perry on an undergraduate thesis. Over the past 3 years, I have spent time in research as a research assistant and coordinator

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