2024-2025 StrokeCog PDF Fellowship Competition

The application portal for the StrokeCog Postdoctoral Fellowship funding opportunity is now open! Application portal opens April 2nd and deadline to apply is May 31st, with a start date in September 2024. Please visit the CANTRAIN website for more information and to apply to the StrokeCog PDF award. CANTRAIN Website StrokeCog PostDoctoral Fellowship Award Application… Read MoreEn savoir plus

1st Annual Clinical Trials Training Summit

The National Clinical Trials Training Summit was organized by the four Clinical Trials Training Programs (CTTP) including StrokeCog, CANTRAIN, CAN-TAP-TALENT, and CBITN. The meeting was held in Montreal over the span of three days including 9 plenary sessions, 2 workshops, 3 keynote addresses, 27 speakers, 2 panels, and 70 poster awardees.  StrokeCog was proud to… Read MoreEn savoir plus

VIDEO: Step Number and Aerobic Minute Exercise Prescription

Check out this knowledge mobilization activity done by Sneha Sivaramakrishnan, a third year Integrated Science student at Western University, inspired by the research article by Dr. Sue Peters and her team! Watch the Story here: Read the original paper here:  … Read MoreEn savoir plus

Just published! TRAIL, a lower extremity stroke rehabilitation program using video-conferencing technology, shows promising results

The TRAIL trial, which was run on the CanStroke platform, studied the feasibility of a progressive virtual exercise and self-management intervention in individuals with stroke. Check out the results that show this approach is feasible and appears to have positive influences on mobility, lower extremity impairment, strength, and goal attainment. Community-based telerehabilitation programs, such as… Read MoreEn savoir plus

Global TV features CanStroke’s Arm Boot Camp trial

The Arm Boot Camp (ABC) trial, led by Dr. Janice Eng on the CanStroke Recovery Trials Platform, has been featured by Global TV in British Columbia. ABC examines the feasibility and effect of a program that combines exercise and feedback from a wearable device on upper limb movement practice and function in individuals with stroke.… Read MoreEn savoir plus

Dr. Jodi Edwards co-chaired the international panelCanStim 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

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