Preventative treatment for dementia tested in ground-breaking triple intervention: SYNERGIC Trial
Alanna Black (Research Coordinator) and Dr. Frederico Faria (research fellow) present the Gait and Brain Health Program to the Parkwood Auxiliary (March 29th, 2017).
Dr. Frederico Faria (research fellow), Anish Naidu (medical student), Navena Lingum (MSc. candidate) and Dr. Montero-Odasso attend London Health Research Day with posters from their research projects.
We’re in the news! Lawson Health Research Institute recently published a post regarding our national SYNERGIC Trial! Click here to view more!
The Gait and Brain Lab is pleased to announce that Master’s student Jacqueline Kueper, co-supervised by Dr. Montero-Odasso, is the recipient of The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Master’s Scholarship. This award is sponsored by the Alzheimer Society of
Congratulations to Dr. Frederico Faria for winning the prestigious Parkwood Endowment award! Dr. Frederico will be commencing exciting new research, concentrating on Canadian Seniors gait, falls and cognition.
The Gait & Brain Research Lab in collaboration with St. Joseph’s Health Care Cognitive Vitality and Brain Health Grand Rounds is pleased to be hosting Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose who will be speaking on Februay 8th 2016 at the Parkwood Institute,
Toronto Star Science & Technology reporter Kate Allen recently interviewed Dr. Robert Bartha and Dr. Manuel Montero Odasso about their research to find “biomarkers” to predict dementia. The full article titled “The Race to Find ‘Biomarkers’ that can Predict Dementia”
Dr. Montero Odasso’s article “Gait Disturbances Can Help to Predict Dementia in Older Adults” from the Journals of Gerotology Series A was recently featured on the OUP Blog. OUP Blog: https://blog.oup.com/2015/01/gait-disturbances-can-help-predict-dementia-older-adults/
Dr. Montero- Odasso, Director of the Gait & Brain was interviewed on May 14, 2015 by the Montreal Gazette. He and a team of experts collaboratively identify the link between cognitive decline and mobility impairments and the role of exercise