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Top Award for Neuroscientist

Dr. Gabor G Kovacs receives international award for his research in neurodegenerative diseases. Announced on Jul 18, 2019
Jul 18 / 2019

New Chair in ALS Research Honours Inspiring Champion

The James Hunter Family Chair in ALS Research will boost research into developing therapies to treat and find a cure for the devastating neurological disease that leads to paralysis and death.
Oct 23 / 2018

Canada Honours Faculty of Medicine Researchers

Order of Canada Medals Six members of the Faculty of Medicine have been named to the Order of Canada.
Jun 29 / 2018

Researchers Find Mechanism Behind Neuron Death in ALS and Dementia

Researchers at the University of Toronto and the University of Cambridge have identified the molecular mechanism that leads to the death of neurons in some types of ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and in a common form of frontotemporal dementia. They have also uncovered novel therapeutic targets for these currently incurable diseases. 
Apr 19 / 2018