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Why an Aurora neurosurgeon invited Vice President Joe Biden for a visit

During President Obama’s final State of the Union address, this may have received the loudest applause of the night:

“Let’s make America the country that cures cancer once for all!”- President Barack Obama… 399 more words

Cancer

How You Can Help Bring out the Benefits of Brain Stimulation

What happens when medication or psychotherapy prove to be ineffective for those with mental illnesses such as depression? One impressive treatment being used  at CAMH is rTMS (or Repetitive  Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation), a non-invasive technique that uses magnetic impulses to stimulate centres of the brain associated with depression, providing benefits to clients without some of the side effects of other interventions. 355 more words

Research & Innovation

Straight Outta Cambridge

Inspiration and innovation can come in many forms and through seemingly divergent avenues.

For Cambridge University’s Dr. Akeem Sule and Dr. Becky Inkster, common ground was found in psychiatric research, but it was a love for music that truly inspired them to work together on an eclectic yet esoteric project. 754 more words

Community

Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder through Research

By Sophia Attwells, Graduate Student at CAMH, Art by Janice Liu

CAMH and University of Toronto researchers are leading the way in discovering biological markers that may characterize obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), a mental illness that affects at least 2.5% of Canadians. 587 more words

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All Eyes on Mental Health & Hip Hop

By Akeem Sule and Becky Inkster, Co-Founders of HIP HOP PSYCH, Cambridge, U.K.

Hip-hop and mental health have a lot more in common than meets the eye. 901 more words

Social Change

Allard van Riel, Ph.D.

Vice Dean, Director
Institute for Management Research
Radboud University Nijmegen
Nijmegen, Netherlands
http://www.allardvanriel.com
Industry: Education
Field: Research Innovation

Following his adage, “Creating knowledge for society,” Allard van Riel pursued a career in academia, becoming the vice dean and director of the Institute for Management Research of the Radboud University Nijmegen, situated in the oldest city in the Netherlands. 884 more words

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Your gifts are growing talent and advancing research through Aurora Health Care Foundation

To provide the best outcomes for their patients, Aurora Health Care doctors balance research and teaching with expert care.

“These talented physicians from the best medical centers and fellowship programs provide clinical care, conduct research and pass on that knowledge to the next generation of practitioners,” said Randall Lambrecht, PhD, president of Aurora Research Institute and the senior vice president of Academic Relations for Aurora Health Care. 342 more words

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