Large Canadian Study Could Change Concussion Care for Children

A new study based on the largest prospective cohort of children with concussion in the world was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The study introduces a validated clinical prediction score that will help health providers and researchers to predict the duration of pediatric concussion symptoms.

ONF is proud to confund this study in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction). To find out more about this study please click here


Spinal Cord Injury Research Network Meetings 2015

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Ontario and National Spinal Cord Injury Researchers met in Toronto Oct. 23rd and 24th to discuss strategies to strengthen the Ontario SCI Research Network and the National SCI Network supported by the Rick Hansen Institute. The engagement and participation of a wide range of participants facilitated an engaging and productive discussion.

Left Photo: National Spinal Cord Injury Meeting (Oct. 24, 2015)
Right Photo: Ontario Spinal Cord Injury Research Network Leads, Dr. Michael Fehlings (left) and     Dr. Keith Hayes (right) with Mr. Barry Munro (middle)

ONF/RHI SCI Funding Opportunity                        

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The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) and Rick Hansen Institute (RHI) are launching a new funding opportunity to support modest and focused projects related to the development of emerging interventions and innovative technologies with direct application to spinal cord injury (SCI).

For more information about this funding opportunity and information on making an application, please click here

 


New Release: Preventing and Treating Pressure Sores: A Guide for People with Spinal Cord Injuries

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The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation funded Spinal Cord Injury Ontario to develop and release a consumer guide for people with Spinal Cord Injury on preventing and treating pressure sores.

Click here to view and/or download the guide 

Copyright © Bowman, T., Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, 2015. All rights reserved. 


 

ONF is funded by the Government of Ontario