We have the best research training program in stroke recovery in the world. It includes workshops, webinars, mentorships, networking and more.

  • The CPSR’s trainee association and training programs are viewed as both unique and best-in-class.

  • Our tools and resources are heavily used by clinicians in Canada, the U.S., Europe, Asia, Africa and elsewhere. These tools are improving practice around the world.

  • More than 48,000 people a month visit Strokengine.ca to get the latest information on stroke recovery interventions, assessments and e-learning. 

  • The Evidence-based Review of Stroke Recovery Research website (EBRSR.com) has informed the development of stroke recovery guidelines around the world and been recognized with many international accolades. 

"Every day I look around my lab at the students and patients with stroke who are participating in our research studies. I think about how important CPSR has been to stroke recovery research in Newfoundland and Labrador."

Michelle Ploughman, PhD
Memorial University of Newfoundland

  • We have the top stroke recovery research training program in the world with more than 80 per cent of trainees staying in the field of stroke recovery.

  • There are about 200 members of the CPSR National Trainee Association from year to year, participating in workshops, webinars, mentorship programs and lab exchanges. Our popular Stroke Program in Neurorecovery (SPiN) is the most impactful training program for emerging stroke researchers in Canada.

  • We are leaders in the International Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Alliance, which involves more than 60 research leaders from Canada, the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, U.K. and Japan. And, our training efforts bring together young scientists and clinicians in all parts of the world -- from India to Southeast Asia and beyond -- to share knowledge and collaborate.



"The HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery represents a group of researchers and clinicians from across the country who have come together to collectively help solve the problems faced by stroke survivors."

Sean Dukelow, MD, PhD
University of Calgary/Hotchkiss Brain Institute