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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


#TalkBD with us on Bell Let’s Talk Day!

Caden Poh on January 30, 2019   |    No Comments

Update: Thank you for joining the #TalkBD conversation! We have collated all the questions and answers from the six-hour event here. Have questions about BD? Start a conversation with us this Wednesday on Bell Let’s Talk day! Facebook Conversation + Tweetchat Network Lead Dr. Erin Michalak and diverse members of … Read more

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We have reached ORBIT!

Caden Poh on November 20, 2018   |    No Comments

Since our launch in October 2017, participants from all around the world have signed up to take part in our online self-management interventions aimed at improving quality of life for people bipolar disorder. As of November 19, 2018, 300 participants have been randomized, and with that: All of the places … Read more


Six new CREST.BD network members in 2018!

on November 1, 2018   |    No Comments

(Clockwise from top left: Emma Morton, Georgina Hosang, Lisa O’Donnell, Jennifer Nicholas, Thomas Meyer, Joanna Jarecki) As we approach the tail end of 2018, we are delighted to announce the successful nominations of Dr. Georgina Hosang, Dr. Lisa O’Donnell, Dr. Jennifer Nicholas, Dr. Thomas Meyer, and Dr. Joanna Jarecki as CREST.BD network members, and Nusha … Read more