The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) has released the 3rd Edition of the Guidelines for Concussion /mTBI and Persistent Symptoms for adults. The new interactive guidelines hosted on the Brain Injury Guidelines website features a fully searchable platform with upgraded evidence from the 2nd Edition.
The Rick and Amanda Hansen Fellowship, in partnership with the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) and the Rick Hansen Institute (RHI), will be awarded to a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto, who has an interest and focus in spinal cord injury research.
In partnership with the Centre for Family Medicine in Waterloo, the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) with partners from the Rick Hansen Institute (RHI) will support the opening of five new mobility clinics across Ontario. The $700,000 grant from the ONF will help to provide primary care for persons with physical disabilities including spinal cord injury (SCI).
SCI Program Director, Tara Jeji says, “This has been a long-standing partnership and we are proud of the work that has been done – it’s rewarding to see better patient outcomes. We now have the opportunity to take this model to scale by providing equitable access to primary care across the province.”
The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation has released the new Concussion Handbook for patients and families. This user-friendly, booklet is derived from the evidence-based standards of post-concussion care.The handbook provides patients and families with the information they need to know, after experiencing a concussion. The handbook can be used as a guide for patients and families of any age to find the right care, at the right time, from the right provider.
April 10, 2018
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Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation in partnership with Rick Hansen Institute has announced new funding opportunities in area of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) research focused on the recommendations from three summits: urohealth, neuropathic pain and pressure ulcers.
The summit recommendations are in the 2017 Winter edition of NeuroMatters, the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation newsletter.
The applications must be submitted by July 1, 2018.
The guidelines for submitting a Letter of Intent are available here.
April 03, 2018
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The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) is seeking a Research Associate with experience in Economic and Outcomes Research. This is a temporary contract position that will conclude March 31, 2019 although an extension of up to 12 months may be considered.