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We may not be in the office for now, but there is lots going on behind the scenes. Alot of activities have moved to online platforms - Journal Clubs continue and many teams and departments are having regular online meetings. For details of BRC-suppported activities, check out our Journal Club listings. If you need log-in info, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

The Klein Lab group published another paper recently. Titled "The Attention Network Test Database: ADHD and Cross-Cultural Applications" in the journal Frontiers, it describes their ANT Database project, which was funded by the BRC. In additon the work done was funded partly by a BRC-Knowledge Translation grant.

BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK was postponed due to COVID-19 but we look forward to rearrangingsome activities when we get back to the office, starting with the Neuroscience as Art Auction - bid for some new art to hang on your walls 

Atlantic Canada’s life sciences companies reaching global markets- four Halifax-area companies awarded grants to bring their innovative healthcare solutions for a wide range of challenges to the world


Innovation for a Better Canada (Govt of Canada) The innovation race is on! A bright future for Canadian businesses, creators, entrepreneurs and innovators starts with access to programs, services and tools that push ideas forward, create jobs and grow the Canadian economy.

Dr Alon Friedman's research features in an article in Science Translational Medicine (Dec 2019). Read about it in DALNews or see the full article Drugs that quell brain inflammation reverse dementia.  

The Iulianella group recently published a paper detailing how a central signalling pathway regulates the formation and targeting of nerves in the spinal cord. The Hedgehog receptor Patched1 regulates proliferation, neurogenesis, and axon guidance in the embryonic spinal cord (published October 2019)


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