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SCI Symposium focuses on translational studies

October 31, 2017

Dr. Dalton Deitrich (PhD), Scientific Director at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami, is keynote speakers at the 16th annual Charles Tator – Barbara Turnbull Spinal Cord Injury Symposium. 

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Rick Hansen Institute and Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation announce Fellowship at the University of Toronto Department of Physical Therapy

September 28, 2017

Postdoctoral fellowship established in honour of Rick and Amanda Hansen’s contributions to spinal cord injury research and care

September 28, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario. The Rick Hansen Institute (RHI) and the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) are pleased to announce financial support for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Toronto Department of Physical Therapy.

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Clear actions basis of Rowan's Law report

September 19, 2017





Following a nine-month process, the Rowan's Law Advisory Committee has issued its report detailing actions to address the recommendations of the coroner's jury into the death of Rowan Stringer

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Traumatic Brain Injury – Request for Proposals

August 02, 2017

ONF invites research teams to submit proposals for “Addressing Research Gaps in Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation”.   Deadline for submissions is October 23, 2017 with advance notice of intention to apply.   

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What’s next for the Concussion Standards?

July 25, 2017

Now that the Standards for Post-Concussion Care have been released, ONF and our Concussion Advisory Committee are working with experts to develop an education strategy for various audiences, and implementation plans for the Standards. More to come over the fall as we collaborate further with our stakeholders.

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Planning and dialogue continues to advance SCI primary care agenda

June 29, 2017 | Posted in SCI

Following the successful ONF-sponsored Primary Care Summit in November 2016 a small team has continued to further develop action plans to address the six strategic priorities identified to advance research, care and innovation in primary care for people with spinal cord injury (SCI).

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