On April 18th, 2018 the Gait and Brain team attended the Lawson Impact Awards to celebrate the amazing health research being done at hospitals across London. Check out some of our photos from the event below! Dr. Montero-Odasso (second from
Dr. Montero-Odasso receiving from Australia Musculoskeletal Institute’s director, Prof G. Duque, a recognition for his work in frailty and cognition research.
Congratulations to Stephanie Cullen who was Highly Commended in this year’s Undergraduate Awards. Her paper “Effects of Aerobic and Resistance Exercise on Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Cognitive Benefits in Alzheimer’s Disease” was top 10% in the world in the category
The Gait and Brain Lab would like to wish a warm farewell to our visiting PhD candidate Renato Campos Freire Junior. After spending three months with our lab team, he is returning to Brazil to finish his doctoral research. We
IAGG Conference 2017 in San Francisco, California Session Title: “Multimodal and Combined Interventions to Improve Gait and Cognition: From the CCNA Initiative” Left to Right: Dr. Manuel Montero-Odasso, Dr. Laura Middleton, Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, Dr. Karen Li, Dr. Richard Camicioli
IAGG Conference 2017 in San Francisco, California Session Title: “Consensus in Measures of Gait and Cognition: From the Canadian Consortium in Neurodegeneration & Aging” Left to Right: Dr. Manuel Montero-Odasso, Dr. Karen Li, Dr. Sarah Fraser, Dr. Richard Camicioli, Dr.
Listen below to Dr. Montero-Odasso’s webinar on the mission and projects being done by Team 12: Mobility, Exercise, and Cognition (MEC) Team of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) from June 20, 2017. Link: https://cc.callinfo.com/cc/playback/Playback.do?id=hk3t3 Webinar begins at 18:00.
EARLY DEMENTIA DETECTION CAN LEAD TO HALTING ITS PROGRESSION
Western University study shows promise for earlier dementia diagnoses
Dr. Montero-Odasso presenting the results of the Gait and Brain Study at the American Geriatric Society Conference 2017 (San Antonio, TX). The results of this study demonstrate that dual-task gait can be used as a biomarker for Dementia progression in