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Dr. Nasreen Khatri recognized as one of Ontario’s Leading Women

Nusha Balram on April 29, 2016   |    No Comments

Dr. Nasreen Khatri, researcher with the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences and CREST.BD network member, received Ontario’s 2016 Leading Women, Building Communities Award for her demonstration of exceptional leadership in improving her community. Premier Kathleen Wynne and Tracy MacCharles, Ontario Minister Responsible for Women’s Issues, cited Dr. Khatri’s “remarkable insights into … Read more


Dr. Steven Barnes awarded UBC Killam Prize

Nusha Balram on April 20, 2016   |    No Comments

We’re very proud to share that Dr. Steven Barnes, CREST.BD Deputy Lead, has been awarded a UBC Killam Teaching Prize. The Killam Prize is awarded annually to a UBC faculty member, at any level of instruction, who shows distinguished teaching. The award reflects excellence in teaching, something that Dr. Barnes … Read more


Bipolar Wellness Centre: Work Video Series

Vivian Sum on April 4, 2016   |    No Comments

Over a period of three days of filming and several weeks of editing, the CREST.BD team has produced three new videos on work life and bipolar disorder. We are excited to now share the finished products on our Bipolar Wellness Centre. The video series covers a number of issues commonly … Read more


Bipolar Youth Action Project: Key Messages Video

Vivian Sum on March 30, 2016   |    No Comments

In this video, we are excited to share knowledge from youth living with bipolar disorder on Vancouver Island who participated in our Bipolar Youth Action Project (BYAP). At the first of two research events, the BYAP Youth Action Group (YAG) members and wider research team conducted focus groups to explore … Read more