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ReDiscovery of the Banting Legacy: Nov 6 Virtual Panel Discussion

As the Banting Research Foundation approaches its 100th anniversary, we invite you to a special pre-birthday celebration on November 6th. Hosted by science journalist Ivan Semeniuk, the event will feature a panel discussion with distinguished Banting Discovery Award Laureates and explore the enduring legacy of Dr. Frederick Banting.

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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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