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Nov 14, 2017, 10:10 ET Ontario Brain Institute Releases Open Data on Autism to Enable Faster Scientific Breakthroughs

Open, high-resolution MRI data from 31 mouse models related to autism will help researchers better understand how autism affects the brain TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario Brain Institute's...


Oct 18, 2017, 16:07 ET Patients Set Research Priorities for Neurodevelopmental Disorders; A Canadian First Facilitated by Ontario Brain Institute

Community representatives and care providers across Ontario shortlist top 10 questions that demand research attention TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario Brain Institute (OBI), a provincially...


Sep 13, 2017, 12:47 ET Ontario Brain Institute assembles province's Brain Power at Queen's Park

More than 60 researchers, companies and patient representatives demonstrate community and economic impacts TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - The Ontario Brain Institute (OBI), a provincially-funded,...


Jun 21, 2017, 15:30 ET A record 11 Ontario innovators awarded $50,000 to become Ontario Neurotech Entrepreneurs ("ONtrepreneurs")

Year 6 of ONtrepreneurs program supports start-ups to commercialize brain-related technologies and improve brain health Over $22 million in follow-on investments raised by the previous 34...


May 17, 2017, 11:57 ET $20,000 ONtrepreneurs Pitch Challenge Winner Announced

TORONTO, May 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Yesterday Mark Elias (Steadiwear Inc.) was awarded the winner of the Ontario Brain Institute's (OBI) ONtrepreneurs Pitch Challenge held at the Discovery 2017 conference, ...


Mar 07, 2017, 09:00 ET TVO partners with Ontario Brain Institute to livestream OBI Public Talks on Brain Science.

TORONTO, March 7, 2017 /CNW/ - TVO is partnering with the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) to bring discussions of the latest discoveries in brain science to a wider public via livestreaming on tvo.org. ...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:00 ET The Ontario Brain Institute and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences Pool Their Strengths to Make an Impact on Brain Disorders in Ontario

TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Brain disorders are chronic, lifelong conditions that heavily impact individuals and their families. Strikingly, brain disorders account for roughly a third of total...


Jan 11, 2017, 10:58 ET The Ontario Brain Institute Offers $50,000 to Jump-Start your Neurotech Start-up

Apply by March 17, 2017 TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - OBI's unique ONtrepreneurs (Ontario Neurotech Entrepreneurs) Program offers up to 10 early-stage entrepreneurs the opportunity to build a...


Dec 14, 2016, 09:22 ET University of Toronto researcher receives The Wilfred and Joyce Posluns Chair in Women's Brain Health and Aging

OTTAWA, Dec. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Women today suffer from depression, stroke and dementia twice as much as men, and an astonishing 70 percent of new Alzheimer's patients are women. The fact that these...


Nov 21, 2016, 10:30 ET Have your say about research on neurodevelopmental disorders

TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2016 /CNW/ - For the first time in North America, the public, caregivers, and professionals who are interested in the well-being of people with neurodevelopmental disorders can...


Aug 08, 2016, 09:20 ET $300,000 awarded to launch startups and commercialize neurotechnologies

Year five of the newly rebranded ONtrepreneurs (Ontario Neurotech Entrepreneurs) Program will help six neurotech entrepreneurs and their startups launch brain-related technologies onto the market....


Jul 19, 2016, 09:14 ET New collaboration established to tackle depression relapse with mobile technology

TORONTO, July 19, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Biomarker Integration Network in Depression (CAN-BIND), an Integrated Discovery Program of the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI), has entered into a scientific ...


Feb 08, 2016, 09:30 ET The Ontario Brain Institute Offers $50,000 to Jump-Start your Neurotech Start-up

Apply by March 21, 2016 TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - OBI's unique Entrepreneurs Program offers up to 10 early stage entrepreneurs the opportunity to build a start-up company and develop a technology ...


Feb 04, 2016, 09:30 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Why Women Make a Difference in Brain Science

TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2016 /CNW/ - The Ontario Brain Institute hosts a free public talk for International Women's Day on how women are changing the face of brain research – from basic science to advocacy. ...


Sep 23, 2015, 09:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - 2015 'Neuropreneurs' to be announced by Ontario Brain Institute at MaRS Discovery District

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Year four of unique program helping scientists become entrepreneurs Seven scientists awarded $50,000 each, mentorship, and training for a year to turn breakthroughs...


Sep 16, 2015, 09:00 ET New Canada-U.S. Partnership Paves the Way for International Collaborations in Autism Research

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) and the U.S.' National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) are linking up their big data initiatives to promote sharing and drive...


May 27, 2015, 09:00 ET Focus on Brain: $10M for breakthrough technologies to address unmet needs in neurosciences

VANCOUVER, May 27, 2015 /CNW/ - CQDM, Brain Canada and the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) award close to $8.5M to six (6) multi-disciplinary and multi-provincial research teams across Canada to...


Dec 10, 2014, 11:58 ET 10 Ways to Give your Brain a Holiday

TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - What happens when your brain is overworked and overstressed? Your brain is constantly changing, and long periods of stress could cause changes to how it regularly...


Sep 12, 2014, 12:19 ET Addressing dementia research and care: Can big data help?

Thought leaders from around the globe gather to drive new approaches to the dementia challenge TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - On Monday, September 15, 2014, the Organisation for Economic...


Jun 04, 2014, 08:37 ET Can brain stimulation spark the next generation of treatments for depression?

TORONTO, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - When medications and therapy fail, Toronto neuroscientist Dr. Jonathan Downar is finding success using powerful magnetic pulses to the brain. Dr. Downar discusses the...


Apr 16, 2014, 08:05 ET Ontario Brain Institute and its partner institutions invest $28.5 million to foster better understanding and management of neurodegenerative

Five-year program brings together 54 investigators, 12 clinical sites, 17 universities and hospitals, 6 industrial partners, 4 patient advocacy groups, and 600 patients. Part of OBI's multi-million...


Apr 10, 2014, 10:36 ET Ontario Brain Institute and its partner institutions confirm $18 million in new funding to spur faster diagnosis, more personalized treatments for

Five-year program brings together 41 investigators, a dozen universities and hospitals, 4 companies, 2 patient advocacy groups, and over 750 patients from across Ontario Part of OBI's multi-million...


Apr 03, 2014, 08:45 ET Ontario Brain Institute and its Partner Institutions confirm $37.5 million in renewed funding to provide better treatment of Cerebral Palsy,

Part of OBI's multi- million dollar research programs encouraging collaboration among all parties associated with a particular brain disorder or group of brain disorders. Five-year programs brings...


Mar 26, 2014, 08:15 ET Ontario Brain Institute launches program to help neuroscience grads go 'beyond the bench' into the non-profit sector

Invests $250,000 to kick off a new initiative that gives top neuroscience graduates business and management skills. TORONTO, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) announced the...


Dec 19, 2013, 09:29 ET This is your Brain on Holidays

10 Tips to Keep your Brain in Top Shape over the Holidays TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Tis' the season to be …hard on your brain. This time of year, your brain gets too much of what it doesn't need ...