In coordination with the SPiN workshop, the CSR (www.centreforstrokerecovery.ca) is hosting a planning meeting for the development of a new trainee association for trainees engaged in stroke recovery research. The goal of this new initiative is to cross-train new researchers in translational approaches and to foster peer-to-peer and peer-to-mentor collaborations required for future competitiveness. The meeting will take place on October 15th, immediately following the SPiN workshop, from 6:30-8:00pm at
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We are in the final stages of preparation for the 2013 CSNTA Special Program in Neuroscience (SPiN). The workshop will involve two full days of presentations from experts in both basic and clinical stroke research, site tours of some of Montreal’s leading research facilities, and a wrap-up social event at Rosalie Restaurant in downtown Montreal. We look forward to seeing you in Montreal for another highly anticipated CSNTA SPiN workshop!
CSN congratulates all of the successful applicants for the 2013 CSNTA Special Program in Neuroscience (SPiN). This year’s course includes an exciting line-up of expert speakers from both basic and clinical research backgrounds, and site tours of some of Montréal’s leading research facilities have been organized. October 15th: Basic Science Research Day 8:30 – 9:00: Registration with Coffee and Continental Breakfast (provided) 9:00 – 9:50: Opening Keynote Address – Dr.
The Canadian Stroke Network is awarding a record 27 summer studentships this year. The awards, valued at $7,000, are tenable for a period of 4 months (May 1, 2013 – August 31, 2013). The Network reviewed 45 applications, and awarded grants to the following investigators and their CSN summer students. (Students’ names are in parentheses.) Dr. Michelle Aarts, University of Toronto (Anjali Anne Ajit) Dr. Phil Ainslie, University of British
The CSNTA Webinar Series has arrived! The debut presentation in this series is scheduled for May 29th at 9am PST (Noon EST). This presentation will feature data and videos highlighting current research and techniques examining the cortical neurophysiology of individuals with chronic stroke from CSN Investigator Dr. Lara Boyd’s Brain Behavior Laboratory at the University of British Columbia. Specific topics will include: Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS): Rate of motor sequence acquisition
Planning for the 2013 SPiN course is well underway with all speakers now confirmed! A preliminary program will be available soon, so don’t forget to submit an application for your chance to be a part of this exciting training opportunity (see below for application information). Application Information The Canadian Stroke Network Trainee Association (CSNTA) will be hosting the 2013 SPiN (Special Program in Neuroscience) course in Montreal on October 15
The Canadian Stroke Network Trainee Association (CSNTA) will be hosting the 2013 SPiN (Special Program in Neuroscience) course at McGill University in Montreal on October 15th and 16th, leading into the Canadian Stroke Congress annual meeting. An important objective of SPiN is to create opportunities for graduate students involved in stroke research to expand their stroke knowledge in the areas of basic sciences and rehabilitation. The two-day program will feature
The 13th Annual Stroke Review Course for Neurology Residents was held this past weekend (Friday, April 12th – Sunday, April 14th) at the Marriott Hotel in Ottawa. The meeting brought together over 90 residents from across the country to take part in lectures and group interactive workshops covering a range of topics from risk factors for stroke to diagnostic approaches and treatment options for the management of acute ischemic and
The CSNTA is preparing to launch the first in a series of trainee webinars, highlighting ongoing research projects by stroke trainees and connecting trainees across the country. The first presentation in this series will take place in May, with a presentation from current trainees in CSN-affiliated investigator Dr. Lara Boyd’s Brain Behavior Laboratory at UBC. Keep an eye on Brainwaves for an announcement for this webinar event!
Preparations for this year’s trainee event have begun! The Special Course for Neuroscience (SPiN) is an annual 2 day workshop hosted by the Canadian Stroke Network Trainee Association (CSNTA) trainees across Canada that are interested in clinical and basic stroke research. This workshop will take place at McGill University in Montreal on October 15th and 16th, leading into the Canadian Stroke Congress annual meeting (www.strokecongress.ca). The CSNTA Executive Committee has