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Bipolar Bridges Update 1: Our First Whiteboarding Session!

Laura Lapadat on January 9, 2020   |    2 Comments

The Bipolar Bridges project was launched on World Mental Health day and the planning phase for the new research project is now under way! As a refresher, Bipolar Bridges is a CIHR-funded study developed by CREST.BD and our partners, which will provide evidence-based quality of life recommendations on a innovative, … Read more

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Erin Michalak awarded the Douglas Utting Prize

Laura Lapadat on October 16, 2019   |    No Comments

It’s our pleasure to share with you that Dr. Erin Michalak, CREST.BD Founder and Lead, is the recipient of the 2019 Douglas Utting Prize. The prestigious award is made annually to a person or group, working in Canada, that has made a major contribution to promoting the awareness of depression … Read more


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