Brain Canada - Media Advisory

MONTREAL, Feb. 6, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - On February 8, Brain Canada, in partnership with Bell, will announce the inaugural recipients of the $1 million Bell Mental Health Research Training Awards.

The Training Awards are designed to promote the most talented next generation of Canadian mental health researchers by providing them with guidance, mentorship and training under the direction of world-leading researchers.

Brain Canada and Bell regard this initiative as a signature investment in Canada's most promising researchers—accelerating their progress and contribution to our understanding of the brain in order to improve the health and well-being of Canadians.

WHAT: Announcement of the recipients of the $1 million Bell Mental Health Research Training Awards
WHO: Clara Hughes, six-time Canadian Olympic medal winner and national spokesperson for Bell Let's Talk
  Mary Deacon, Chair of the Bell Let's Talk mental health initiative
  Inez Jabalpurwala, President and CEO, Brain Canada Foundation
  Dr. Max S. Cynader, Director of the Brain Research Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
and UBC
WHERE: UBC Robson Square theatre
  800 Robson Street
  Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7
WHEN: Friday, February 8, 2013, 10 a.m. PST

SOURCE: Bell Canada

For further information:

Sébastien Bonneau
Public Affairs Advisors Inc.
514 926-7120

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