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
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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
The Special Course for Neuroscience (SPiN) is an annual 2 day workshop hosted by the Canadian Stroke Network Trainee Association (CSNTA) for trainees across Canada that are interested in clinical and basic stroke research. The 2013 SPiN Course will take place on October 15th and 16th, over the two days preceding the Canadian Stroke Congress (Vascular 2013) and be held at McGill University. Stay tuned for the Preliminary Program and
The CSN is now accepting 2013 Summer Studentship applications! Up to 25 studentships will be awarded for the summer of 2013 at a value of $7,000 per award. The goal of the program is to allow students to obtain research experience related to stroke. The program provides support to undergraduate and medical students engaged in summer research projects in the area of stroke at a Canadian university or affiliated institution.
The Joint Planning Committee for Vascular 2013 is working hard to plan for what promises to be one of the biggest and most vibrant health meetings ever held in Canada. The meeting will take place at the Montreal Congress Centre from Oct. 17-20, 2013. Vascular 2013 is a joint initiative of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, Canadian Diabetes Association/Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism, the Canadian Stroke Network, the Heart and