$1.7M Awarded for brain injury, mental health & addictions study
The ABI Research lab is pleased to announce that it has received $1.7M from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care's Health System Research Fund Program.
Led by Dr. Angela Colantonio, this grant will support a multi-disciplinary team of researchers across institutions to undertake Integrating brain injury, mental health, and addictions, in collaboration with a broad range of community partners.
We wish to thank the Ministry for their support of research to improve the lives of individuals with brain injury.
More details to follow.
CBC Coverage of TBI & Intimate Partner Violence Research
CBC interviews lab member Lin Haag on her work to increase knowledge of traumatic brain injury in women exposed to intimate partner violence. Read more... Ms. Haag, Dr. Colantonio and their team are embarking on a Canadian Department of Justice funded project to continue this work.
Awards and Funding
We wish to recognize our trainees Lin Haag on winning the prestigious Ontario Women's Health Scholars Award, and Reema Shafi for her successful Women's Xchange $15K Challenge Grant. We also congratulate Melissa Biscardi, Grace Richandi, Chen Xiong, and Sareh Zarshenas, who have earned significant research awards to further their work. Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support.