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Dr. Emma Morton awarded fellowship from Marshall Scholars and Fellows Program

Laura Lapadat on August 16, 2019   |    No Comments

We are delighted to share that network member Emma Morton has been awarded a fellowship through the Institute of Mental Health and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia’s Marshall Scholars and Fellows Program in Mental Health. The program supports the Department of Psychiatry at UBC’s aim … Read more


New CREST.BD study on creativity in bipolar disorder receives funding in Hong Kong

Laura Lapadat on July 26, 2019   |    No Comments

We’re delighted to announce that funding has been secured from the University Grants Committee (UGC) in Hong Kong for a new iteration of CREST.BD’s Creativity and Decision-Making study spearheaded by Network Member Dr. Samson Tse in Hong Kong, along with co-applicants Sheri Johnson, Luke Clark, and Erin Michalak. The study … Read more


CREST.BD receives CIHR funding to develop ‘Bipolar Bridges’ app

on July 18, 2019   |    No Comments

CREST.BD has been awarded a major 3-year $635,000 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) project grant for ‘Bipolar Bridges: A Digital Health Innovation Targeting Quality of Life in Bipolar Disorder’. The project will build on CREST.BD’s digital health work to develop a new mobile app – Bipolar Bridges – which … Read more


Erin Michalak and CREST.BD awarded CIHR Gold Leaf Prize

on May 23, 2019   |    No Comments

We are honored to announce that Erin Michalak and CREST.BD have been awarded the prestigious Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Gold Leaf Prize for Transformation: Patient Engagement. The prize was presented by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, on June 20, 2019 at Rideau Hall … Read more