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CanStim research makes front-page news in the Ottawa Citizen

The front page of the Ottawa Citizen (Nov. 21, 2023) features the important work of the CanStim group in an extensive feature on the potential of non-invasive brain stimulation to promote recovery from stroke. The story, by staff writer Elizabeth Payne, features a patient involved in a clinical trial at Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital in Ottawa,… Read MoreEn savoir plus

Dr. DukelowWe’re making headlines! Check out this feature story on CanStroke in The Montrealer

For those of us involved in CanStroke, we already know the amazing work being done in cities and communities across Canada to fast-track research findings and improve care for the hundreds of thousands of people living with stroke. And, now, the word is getting out! Check out this feature story in The Montrealer about the… Read MoreEn savoir plus

Guidelines on use of brain stimulation for stroke recovery released at World Stroke Congress in Toronto

Two Canadian research leaders chaired international roundtable that developed recommendations for preclinical and clinical research OTTAWA, Oct. 12 _ Five innovative recommendations and a checklist will improve preclinical and clinical stroke research using non-invasive brain stimulation techniques (NIBS), according to a global study published today in the International Journal of Stroke. Presented for the first… Read MoreEn savoir plus

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Health Centres:

  • GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, Vancouver
  • Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary
  • Dr. Vernon Fanning Care Centre, Calgary
  • Alberta Health Services Community Accessible Rehabilitation, Calgary
  • Riverview Health Centre, Winnipeg
  • Parkwood Institute, St. Joseph’s Health Care, London
  • Unity Health (Providence Heathcare) Toronto
  • St. John’s Rehab, Toronto
  • Bruyére Research Institute, Ottawa
  • University of Ottawa Heart Institute
  • Jewish General Hospital, Montreal
  • Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital, Laval
  • LA Miller Centre, St. John’s, NL


  • Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Toronto
  • University Health Network, Toronto
  • McMaster University
  • Western University
  • Queen’s Unversity
  • McGill University
  • Université de Montréal
  • Université Laval
  • Dalhousie University

Research Institutes:

  • Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary
  • Baycrest/Rotman Research Institute
  • The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research
  • Lawson Health Research Institute
  • Applied Health Research Centre (Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute)
  • KITE Research Institute at Toronto Rehab
  • Drug Development and Innovation Centre, University of Alberta

Health authorities:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
  • Alberta Health Services
  • Shared Health Authority, MB
  • Nova Scotia Health Authority
  • Eastern Regional Health Authority

Non-profit funding partners:

  • Brain Canada
  • Quebec Rehabilitation Research Network (REPAR)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • Fonds de recherche du Quebec – Nature et technologies (FRQ-NT)
  • Quebec: Institut de valorisation des données (IVADO)

Industry partners:


  • International Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Alliance
  • March of Dimes Canada
  • The Aphasia Institute