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SCI in Indigenous Populations: RHI Partnership with ONF and the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health

The Rick Hansen Institute has partnered with the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health and Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation to fund two post-doctoral fellows, Drs. Sandra Juutilainen and Melanie Jeffrey for their project “Indigenous populations and spinal cord injury: utilizing an Indigenous lens to establish meaningful data.”

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Canada India SCI Innovation Award – Applications Now Open

Deadline for Letters of Intent: Monday, October 15, 2018

The Rick Hansen Institute is pleased to partner with IC-IMPACTS and Indian Spinal Injuries Centre to launch a grant competition to fund innovation and research in the treatment and care of people living with SCI and secondary complications in Canada and India. 

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Seeking experts in pediatric SCI research and care

While SCI affects persons of all ages, much of the published evidence, on-going research and networks focus on SCI in adults. As a result, there is not a lot of available evidence-based research to help determine the best treatments options for children with SCI.

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Consumer-driven SCI conference comes to Vancouver

Hosted outside of the United States for the first time, Unite 2 Fight Paralysis' annual Working 2 Walk (W2W) Science and Advocacy Symposium will be in Vancouver on October 19-20.

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Spinal Cord Injury Fund announced

A new spinal cord injury endowment fund has been set up at the Vancouver Foundation to support the Rick Hansen Institute's mission to advance research and implement best practices that will improve the quality of life for individuals who live with spinal cord injury.

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