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Feb 15, 2019 | Research, News

Bruyère researchers are investigating the intersection between technology and memory.

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Feb 1, 2019 | Research

The following guiding principles are to be used in all interactions with industry for any potential commercialize-able or industry-driven Research & Development or Validation/Evaluation work.

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Jan 18, 2019 | Research, News

Dr. Neil Thomas is leading a team that is using home-based sensors that may indicate a person’s decline in memory over time.

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Jan 14, 2019 | Research, Foundation

The University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute (uOBMRI) and Bruyère Research Institute (BRI) have launched a joint fundraising campaign for improved memory and dementia research

portrait Heidi Sveistrup
Dec 24, 2018 | Leadership, News

Heidi Sveistrup, PhD, has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer of the Bruyère Research Institute (BRI)...

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Dec 19, 2018 | Research, Patient Stories, News

Experts on homelessness gathered from across Canada to discuss how evidence should influence the way care is delivered to homeless across the country.

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Nov 26, 2018 | Research, News

BRI’s Douglas Archibald, PhD, wants to know if our medical education tools are working the way they are intended.

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Nov 22, 2018 | Research, News

Congratulations to investigators Janet Hatcher-Roberts, Alison Krentel, Gail Webber, and Vivian Welch!

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Nov 20, 2018 | Research, News

Thank you to Visavie, Retire-At-Home Services, and Revera Retirement Living, who were instrumental in connecting our presenters to the community.

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Nov 14, 2018 | Research, News

In a recent publication by the Ontario SPOR Support Unit, BRI investigator Simone Dahrouge, PhD, discusses her experience with a pivotal question: does patient engagement in research improve health?