The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the Canadian Stroke Network, and the CIHR Institute of Aging and Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health are pleased to announce the results of the Focus on Stroke 10 competition.
Green, Theresa L. (Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary)
Spousal relationships and neurobehavioural sequelae post-mild stroke.
Mentor: King, Kathryn M.
Co-mentor: Demchuk, Andrew M.
Boulos, Mark I. (Department of Medicine (Neurology), Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)
Does acute management of sleep disorders improve outcomes after non-disabling cerebrovascular events?
Supervisor: Black, Sandra E.
Co-supervisor: Murray, Brian J.
Brunet, Jennifer (Department of Social and Preventative Medicine, University of Montreal)
Promoting mental health among adolescents: building evidence for the positive role of physical activity.
Supervisor: O'Loughlin, Jennifer Lee
Buckingham, Gavin (Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario)
Visual substitution for lost haptics in skilled object lifting.
Supervisor: Goodale, Melvyn A.
Forhan, Mary A (Cardiac Rehabilitation, The Toronto Rehabilitation Institute)
Predicting exercise adherence for cardiac patients with obesity and diabetes.
Supervisor: Alter, David A.
Foster, Glen E. (School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia)
Pathophysiological mechanisms contributing to intrapulmonary arteriovenous shunt in humans.
Supervisor: Sheel, Andrew W.
Pabayo, Roman A. (Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health)
Neighbourhood, familial, and individual - level determinants of inequalities in blood pressure.
Supervisor: Kawachi, Ichiro
Silasi, Gergely (Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia)
Optogenetic modulation of post-stroke plasticity may provide insight for patient-based treatments.
Supervisor: Murphy, Timothy H.
van Adel, Brian A. (Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario)
Acute ischemic stroke in patients under 45 years: acute stroke treatment, cerebral circulation and clinical outcomes.
Supervisor: Lownie, Stephen P.
Doctoral Research Awards
Axerio-Cilies, Peter (Brain Research Centre, University of British Columbia)
Discovery of selective NR2A-containing NMDA receptor agonists - a novel post-stroke neuroprotective therapy.
Supervisor: Wang, Yu Tian
Baron, Corey (Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Alberta)
High-resolution diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging for acute ischemic stroke.
Supervisor: Beaulieu, Christian
Pollock, Courtney (Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia)
Training protective stepping reactions improves dynamic balance post-stroke.
Supervisor: Garland, S. Jayne
Co-supervisor: Hunt, Michael A.
Thomson, Quinn P. (Department of Radiology and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary)
Automatic aspects scoring for computed-tomography images of ischemic stroke with texture analysis.
Supervisor: Mitchell, J. Ross R.