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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.

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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.

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