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Member news: February 2017
Links to stories about and by members of the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health from January/February 2017.
UBC Stories: Catalyst for Innovation
Several DMCBH researchers and their projects are featured in a story on innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of British Columbia. Read more about the way that our researchers are pushing the boundaries of their disciplines, inventing creative solutions to complex problems.
- Dr. Neil Cashman, ProMIS Neurosciences
- Dr. Naznin Virji-Babul, EEGlewave
- Dr. Martin McKeown, CognitiaPD
- Researcher-consumer-patient group collaboration facilitates knowledge translation (VCHRI News, January 21)
- The roots of Alzheimer’s disease can extend as far back as the womb (UBC News, January 27)
- Fixing fentanyl with naloxone alone won't work (CBC News, January 30)
- What if we cured fentanyl addiction through genetics? (CBC News, January 31)
- UBC scientist is paving the way in Alzheimer's research (UBC Medicing News, January 31)
- Vitamin A deficiency linked with Alzheimer's disease (Digital Journal, February 5)
- APEC Digital Hub: towards borderless international digital solutions for mental health, meeting Canada’s innovation and trade goals and growing the economy (The Hill Times, February 13; paywall)
- New UBC study reaffirms link between genes and addiction (CBC News, February 13)
- Cocaine addiction a matter of genetics, UBC researchers say (Vancouver Sun, February 14)
- B.C. Health Ministry will cover Parkinson’s medication Duodopa (Global News, February 14)
- Mouse study traces Alzheimer's origins to the womb (Ubyssey, February 15)
- New UBC research suggests stronger connection between addiction and genetics (CBC The Current, February 16)
- Redesign slot machines to be less attractive to problem gamblers, UBC researcher says (CBC News, February 20)
- Slot machines really do lull gambling addicts into a trance, researchers find (Daily Mail, February 22)
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