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Aug 14, 2018 | Leadership, News

Welcoming Ms. Paula Doering to the role of Senior Vice-President, Clinical Programs, Chief Nursing Executive and Chief of Allied Health, effective September 17, 2018

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Aug 7, 2018 | Research, News

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research have awarded Vivian Welch, PhD, new funding to evaluate gender inequalities in health outcomes for older adults receiving home-based care or long-term care.

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Jul 30, 2018 | Research, News

Researchers have announced that their anti-amyloid antibody has shown promising results. The Phase 2 trial demonstrated the slowing of amyloid protein accumulation in the brain and greater preservation of memory.

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Jul 23, 2018 | Research, News

Dr. Francois Tremblay, Yekta Ansari, and Anthony Remaud are investigating the potential of thermal sensory stimulation to improve the motor function of stroke survivors.

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Jun 11, 2018 | News

Mr. Jean-Marie Legris has been a volunteer at Bruyère for 28 years. Upon retiring, he made it his mission to become a full-time volunteer to help those in need.

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Jun 8, 2018 | Research, News

Please join us in congratulating Ms. Barbara Farrell, PharmD, on the receipt of the Exceptional Achievement in Research Award! This award, presented by the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA),

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May 30, 2018 | Research, News

A group of Canadian health care professionals has developed the first evidence-based Deprescribing Guideline to reduce or stop the use of Benzodiazepines (BZRAs)...

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May 25, 2018 | News, Foundation

Thanks to the dedicated 580 CFRA listeners, CTV Ottawa viewers, and our incredibly generous community, Bruyère’s Life Changing Day raised $494,239 yesterday in support of patient care and research at Bruyère.

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May 17, 2018 | News, Foundation

Join us for a day of learning, sharing and storytelling, as we inspire our community with how we change lives at Bruyère!

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May 2, 2018 | Leadership, News

We were very excited to learn that our very own Amy Porteous, vice-president of Public Affairs, Planning and Family Medicine, had made the prestigious list!