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Announcement Concerning the Future of the NCE Program

2018-12-08T00:39:08-08:00December 8th, 2018|News|

Dear KBHN Community, The federal government announced today that the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program will be phased out over the next three years. For thirty years, the Networks funded under the NCE program have focused research, training and partner resources on some of Canada’s most critical social, health and economic challenges. The [...]

Former Board Chair Appointed Medical Advisor of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00December 7th, 2018|News|

Dr. Sheila Laredo, immediate past chair of KBHN's Board of Directors has been selected by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) as the College’s first Chief Medical Advisor, following an extensive search. Dr. Laredo is an MD and specializes in endocrinology and metabolism. She is a healthcare leader and is recognized for [...]

New KBHN Online KT Course on Udemy: Advancing Research Impact

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00December 5th, 2018|News|

Join David Phipps, KBHN's KT lead, and Executive Director, Research and Innovation Services, for an in-depth immersion in the  Co-Produced Pathway to Impact (CPPI) Framework for Planning and Evaluation of Research, KT, and Commercialization. Advancing Research Impact is a brand new addition to Udemy's suite of research methods courses, developed by KBHN KT Manager Anneliese [...]

Working to Understand and Ease the Stress of Transitions

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00December 3rd, 2018|News|

Kids Brain Health projects study and strive to support transitions from toddler years through young adulthood and beyond, because families tell us the system is failing to maximize the potential of people with neurodisabilities. In honour of the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, we highlight our researchers' work in social determinants of health, and [...]

A Call to the KBHN Research Community: We Need Your Input

2018-11-30T17:24:58-08:00November 29th, 2018|Event|

Inviting all Kids Brain Health-affiliated researchers to join KBHN Headquarters in shaping the future of the Network as we move toward a potential third cycle of funding. We will use the draft text of  KBHN's evolving value proposition as the basis of our discussion. Our value propositions is intended to be a clear statement of [...]

Understanding Families’ Experiences: Why a Diagnosis Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00November 6th, 2018|News|

In the early 2000s, Sharon McCarry was a globe-trotting Fortune-500 marketing director working ten to 12 hours a day. When her second child, Colm, started showing developmental delays during his first year, it was the beginning of “a life that was different, in every single aspect,” she says. McCarry, who lives in Montreal, left behind [...]

Seeking Expressions of Interest for the Post of KBHN Chief Scientific Officer

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00November 1st, 2018|News|

Kids Brain Health Network is recruiting for the post of Chief Scientific Officer. We have launched a search committee, and are contacting partners and individuals and organizations closely allied to the Network and its activities to assist in identifying suitable candidates for this highly strategic position within Canada’s neurodevelopmental community. As a national network of [...]

Celebrating the Canadian Cerebral Palsy Registry and its Role on World CP Day

2019-07-08T13:13:02-08:00October 6th, 2018|News|

The Canadian CP Registry helped forge an alliance among cerebral palsy researchers across the country, and supports new insights and understandings of the most common motor disability in children. Established in 2003 in Quebec, Kids Brain Health, then known as NeuroDevNet, funded the expansion of the registry to its current coverage of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, [...]

Transforming Treatment of Children with Cerebral Palsy by Focusing on their Abilities

2019-07-08T13:13:02-08:00October 3rd, 2018|News|

Dr. Verónica Schiariti  is championing the use of an online tool to promote care for children and youth with cerebral palsy (CP) that emphasizes their functional capacities and abilities. Her efforts to transform the way CP is perceived and medically supported began as a Kids Brain Health supported postdoctoral fellow. As a trainee in developmental [...]