Unveiling Our 2024 Case for Support
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Unveiling Our 2024 Case for Support

As we step into a new year, we are excited to unveil our 2024 Case for Support, a comprehensive document that outlines our ambitious goals, the challenges we aim to tackle, and the impact we strive to make. This year, we’re not just asking for support; we’re inviting you to join us in a movement for change.

Jennifer Heisz: Pioneering Brain Health Research and Inspiring Personal Journeys
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Jennifer Heisz: Pioneering Brain Health Research and Inspiring Personal Journeys

Associate Professor Jennifer Heisz, a 2014 Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award recipient, has been making significant strides in the realm of brain health and aging. Recently named a 2023 University Scholar, her research reveals the potential of physical activity in dementia prevention. Beyond her academic achievements, Jennifer’s personal journey from a sedentary lifestyle to completing an Ironman race stands as a testament to the power of determination and the profound effects of exercise on mental health.

Honouring the Legacy of Indigenous Peoples
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Honouring the Legacy of Indigenous Peoples

On National Indigenous Peoples Day, we honor the rich legacy of innovation and resilience of Indigenous communities. Join us as we highlight their pivotal role in shaping the world of research and our commitment to fostering stronger ties with Indigenous communities at the Banting Research Foundation.

Spotlight on Leadership: Dr. Catharine Whiteside
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Spotlight on Leadership: Dr. Catharine Whiteside

In this spotlight feature, we delve into the career of Dr. Catharine Whiteside, our Board Chair. From her pivotal role at Diabetes Action Canada to her influential research in kidney disorders, Dr. Whiteside’s impact extends far beyond her leadership at the Banting Research Foundation. Read on to explore her journey of dedication, excellence, and inspiring leadership.

2023 Discovery Awardee: Eva Kaufmann
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2023 Discovery Awardee: Eva Kaufmann

Meet Dr. Eva Kaufmann, an Assistant Professor at Queen’s University, recently honored as a 2023 Banting Discovery Awardee for her innovative research in immunology. Exploring the lasting impact of mold exposure on the immune system, Dr. Kaufmann’s work holds tremendous potential for the future of immunology and infectious disease. Join us in celebrating her exceptional contributions to health and biomedical research.