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A Coach’s Gift: $1-million estate donation to support Parkinson’s research

The late Bob Cunningham receiving the key to the Cambridge Memorial Hospital The late Robert (Bob) Cunningham of Cambridge, Ontario loved helping others succeed.
Nov 19 / 2020

Focused Ultrasound Opens Blood-Brain Barrier for Parkinson's Patients

DR. NIR LIPSMAN, DR. LORRAINE KALIA AND DR. SUNEIL KALIA
Nov 16 / 2020

Peter St George-Hyslop and Molly Shoichet awarded 2020 Margolese National Brain Disorders Prize

University Professor Molly Shoichet of the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering and University Professor Peter St George-Hyslop of the Temerty Faculty of Medicine have each received the 2020 Margolese National Brain Disorders Prize from the University of British Columbia.
Oct 28 / 2020

Researchers Find New Regulatory Mechanism for Key Receptor in Alzheimer’s

Researchers at the University of Toronto and University of Bristol have discovered a regulatory mechanism that controls a molecular receptor in the brain linked to neurodegenerative diseases. The researchers found key factors that regulate levels of the receptor — the N-methyl-D-aspartate or NMDA receptor, which is vital for normal learning and memory — at brain synapses, the junctions between nerve cells where information is stored.
Oct 1 / 2020