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Research project aims to get stroke survivors moving
October 24, 2018 - Exercise has been proven to enhance brain repair, decrease depression, maintain cognitive function and reduce frailty in stroke survivors. However, stroke survivors don’t always have access to evidence-based exercise programs in the community. A new
Exercise, eye exams help prevent falls in older people
June 13, 2018 - Falls in older individuals can reduce quality of life and cause serious injury. Dr. Kednapa Thavorn was part of a group of researchers who published a meta-analysis in JAMA that identified the best ways to prevent falls in older people. After analyzi
Could a molecule triggered by running help treat MS?
April 20, 2018 - Dr. David Picketts’ team discovered in 2016 that a molecule triggered by running can help repair certain kinds of brain damage in animal models. The molecule, called VGF nerve growth factor inducible, helps heal the protective coating that surrounds
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Researchers


Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Albert, Paul
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Neuroscience)
Vascular cognitive impairment, Anxiety, Depression, Intellectual disabilities, Parkinson's, Schizophrenia, Stroke, Suicide Epigenetics, Exercise, Gene expression, Translational research, Disease models, Epigenetics, Genetics, Imaging, Molecular and cellular biology, Optogenetics, Transgenic/knockout models