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Dr. Emma Morton awarded Iain Wallace Research Medal

Caden Poh on March 6, 2019   |    No Comments

Dr. Emma Morton has been awarded the Iain Wallace Research Medal for the Most Outstanding Doctorate Student, 2018. This award is granted to one graduating doctorate student from Swinburne University of Technology based on both the contribution their research has made to their field of enquiry, and their accomplishments during … Read more


Call for Applications: Marshall Scholars and Fellows Program in Mental Health

Caden Poh on March 1, 2019   |    No Comments

The Institute of Mental Health (IMH) and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia are now inviting applications for a new series of Scholar and Fellow awards – the Marshall Scholars and Fellows Program in Mental Health, to specifically support the training of young investigators in translational … Read more


Dr. Steven Barnes wins 3M National Teaching Fellow Award!

Caden Poh on February 15, 2019   |    No Comments

We are proud to announce that CREST.BD Deputy Lead and Co-Director Dr. Steven Barnes has been awarded Canada’s most prestigious recognition of excellence in educational leadership and teaching at the university and college level – the 3M National Teaching Fellow award. Dr. Barnes was among ten winners selected for the award … Read more


Team awarded $950k to study link between bipolar and the heart

Caden Poh on January 31, 2019   |    No Comments

The Centre for Youth Bipolar Disorder (CYBD) at Sunnybrook Hospital has announced a new study on bipolar disorder (BD) and heart disease. Headed by Senior Scientist Dr. Benjamin Goldstein of the Sunnybrook Research Institute, the application “Brain and Body Blood Vessels: Toward Bipolar Disorder as a Systemic Microvascular Illness” was awarded $952,425 CAD … Read more