Discover the Power to Prevent Dementia

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The uOBMRI is at the forefront of neurodiscovery through innovative research that transforms prevention and care for the health of individuals and society. The uOBMRI proudly supports world-class brain and mind research that fosters engagement and collaboration across disciplines, partners and communities; accelerates the creation and application of research-based innovations that improve prevention, care and policies for the health and well-being of individuals and society; and recruit and inspire the next generation of researchers, leaders and innovators.

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Seven rules to avoid dementia
Just as we save money for a rainy day we need to grow our cognitive reserves for older age. Those who have built, grown and replenished these reserves from an early age do better cognitively later in life, even if their brains show signs of disease.

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How to avoid dementia
The lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care makes global efforts to improve the lives of people with dementia and their caregivers.

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    We are happy to discuss the exciting advancements in clinical and basic research at the uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute (uOBMRI). Please note that questions should not disclose personal medical history information as the answers will be posted publicly. Thank you for your support and interest in brain health research!

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    Des équipes de @uOttawaMed et des instituts de recherche affiliés ont reçu plus de 21,5 millions de dollars pour soutenir la recherche de pointe dans le cadre du concours de subvention Projet des @IRSC_CIHR du printemps 2022. 🧪🙌🎉

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    Congrats to Dr. Sharon Whiting, vice-dean, Faculty Affairs @uOttawaMed who is the 2022 recipient of Distinguished Service Award from the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation @CNSFNeuroLinks! https://t.co/ije4XshcvR uOttawaBMRI photo