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Dr. Robert Huber, a Banting Discovery Awardee, is pioneering research into Batten disease, a devastating neurodegenerative disorder affecting children. Through innovative cellular studies and collaborative efforts, Dr. Huber seeks to unravel the disease’s intricacies, offering hope to countless families.
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.
Master the art of grant writing with this comprehensive guide that distills Mireille Consalvey’s 13-step checklist into actionable advice for researchers. From understanding grant scopes to prioritizing DEI, this post covers it all to help you secure your next academic grant successfully.
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.
Highlighting the “Status of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA) in Canada’s Life Sciences Sector” Launch Event
At a groundbreaking conference backed by giants like Pfizer and adMare BioInnovations, the future of IDEA in Canada’s Life Sciences Sector was explored with passion and precision. From talent development to leadership roles, read on for invaluable insights and actionable recommendations from the event.
Celebrating the appointment of Dr. Luka Milosevic, a Banting award laureate, as the new Co-director of CRANIA. His profound expertise in biomedical engineering and human neurophysiology will be instrumental in advancing the field of neuromodulation research.