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How do concussions affect the brain?

How do concussions affect the brain?

Interview on CBC:  https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/how-do-concussions-affect-the-brain-1.5483270

New study first to show rerouting patterns in the brain post-concussion

New study first to show rerouting patterns in the brain post-concussion

https://www.centreforbrainhealth.ca/news/2020/01/29/new-study-first-show-rerouting-patterns-brain-post-concussion

Dr. Virji-Babul appointed as Senior Advisor to the Provost on Women and Gender-diverse Faculty

Dr. Virji-Babul appointed as Senior Advisor to the Provost on Women and Gender-diverse Faculty

https://www.centreforbrainhealth.ca/news/2020/01/17/dr-naznin-virji-babul-appointed-senior-advisor-provost-women-and-gender-diverse

Podcast with President Ono

Podcast with President Ono

Episode 3: A Knock to the Head http://blueandgoldcast.com    

Dr. Virji-Babul attended the Adolescent Brain Workshop hosted by the Neuroscience School of Advanced Studies (NSAS), San Servolo, Venice. Speakers were: BJ Casey, Ron Dahl, Sarah-Jane Blakemore, and Eveline Crone.  Other attendees included neuroscientists, researchers, clinical practitioners, and lawyers from all across the world (England, Italy, Netherlands, Scotland, US, Uruguay)
Dr. Virji-Babul featured on CBC News to speak about concussion

Dr. Virji-Babul featured on CBC News to speak about concussion

  “Physicians used to tell kids [to] just wait, rest, stay in a dark room,” she said. “We now know that rest is actually not the best thing to do.” Read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/rest-isn-t-best-solution-for-teens-with-concussions-ubc-1.4503412

Angela Presents her Research at OHBM

Angela Presents her Research at OHBM

Angela Muller presents her research at the OHBM conference in Vancouver. The poster is attached below.

Congratulations to Vrinda for Winning the Marie Kendall Memorial Scholarship

Congratulations to Vrinda for Winning the Marie Kendall Memorial Scholarship

Congratulations to Vrinda for Winning the Marie Kendall Memorial Scholarship in Science. The scholarship is set out to support students’ participation in research.

Congratulations Brunch for Dr. Virji-Babul’s Tenure

Congratulations Brunch for Dr. Virji-Babul’s Tenure

The lab celebrates Dr. Virji-Babul’s achievement by toasting with warm lattes over an appetizing brunch.

Lab celebration at Thomas Haas