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Awards & Distinctions

Dr. Rob Bonin Appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto

2015-08-14

Rob Bonin has been appointed Assistant Professor at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, effective August 1, 2015. 

Read more about his appointment on the University of Toronto website.

Congratulation Rob!

Yves De Koninck receives an honorary doctorate from the Université de Montréal

2015-07-06

Yves De Koninck was awarded an honoris causa doctorate from the Université de Montréal for his exceptional contributions to research in neuroscience, and specifically in research to relieve pain.  The rector of the Université de Montréal highlighted Dr. De Koninck's work:

Dr. Yves De Koninck, who we are honoring today, has demonstrated in a remarkable manner the importance of scientific collaboration.  To bring together mental health researchers and physicists specialising in optics, photonics and lasers, you had to be a visionnary. This collaboration has given...

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Yves De Koninck named Scientific Director of the CIUSS de la Capitale Nationale

2015-06-25

Dr. Yves De Koninck has been named Director of Research of the  Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) de la Capitale-Nationale. For more information, read the  Press release.

Robert Bonin receives BrainStar of the year award from CIHR

2015-06-08

Congratulations to Robert Bonin, who was awarded the BrainStar of the year award at the 2015 Canadian Neuroscience Meeting in Vancouver. He was recognized as the top recipient of all the 2014 Brain Star awardees.

Brain Star awards were designed to recognize the excellence of research done in Canada by students and trainees in all fields and disciplines covered by the CIHR Institutes of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction, to promote research careers in neuroscience, mental health and addiction in Canada, and
to stimulate the participation of trainees in the planning and...

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Robert Bonin 2014 Brain Star Award of the year from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR)

2015-05-01

2014 - Robert Bonin (Brain Star of the year)

Article in Nature Neuroscience: A spinal analog of memory reconsolidation enables reversal of hyperalgesia.

 

Robert Bonin named Étudiant chercheur étoile by the FRQ-S

2015-04-08

Robert Bonin was named Étudiant chercheur étoile for the month of March 2015 by the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé for his publication : A Spinal Analogue of Memory Reconsolidation Enables Reversal of Hyperalgesia, published in : Nature Neuroscience, vol. 17, online in July 2014, p. 1043-1045

You can read more about this important publication on  Robert Bonin's chercheur étoile page on the website of the Fonds...

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Yves De Koninck wins 2014 Barbara Turnbull awards for spinal cord research

2014-11-08

Yves De Koninck has been awarded the 2014 Barbara Turnbull awards for spinal cord research.  This prize is supported through a partnership between the Barbara Turnbull Foundation for Spinal Cord Research, Brain Canada, and the CIHR Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction.  It is the top prize in spinal cord injury research awarded in Canada each year.

Dr. De Koninck studies the persistent changes in spinal cord function that occur after nervous system injury that lead to chronic pain.  Understanding the long term alterations that...

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Francesco Ferrini wins one of the top 3 Brain Star awards of 2014

2014-05-29

Francesco Ferrini, Post-Doctoral fellow Yves De Koninck's laboratory, was recognized as one of the top three Brain Star awardees of 2014 by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, for an article published in Nature Neuroscience (Ferrini, Trang et al.). This prize was shared with Tuan Trang, co-first author of the publication.

Marc Bergeron and Martin Gagnon receive Marlene Reimer Brain Star of the Year award at CAN2014

2014-05-29

Marc Bergeron received the Marlene Reimer Brain Star of the year award at the 8th Annual Canadian Association for Neuroscience meeting. This award is given to the highest ranking Brain Star Award of the year. Brain Star awards are given by the Institutes of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction of the CIHR and are designed to recognize the excellence of research done in Canada by students and trainees in all fields and disciplines covered by the Institute.

Marc Bergeron shares this prize with Martin Gagnon, co-first author of the prized article...

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Francesco Ferrini / Tuan Trang 2013 Brain Star Awards from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR)

2014-05-01

2013 - Francesco Ferrini / Tuan Trang

Article in Nature Neuroscience: Morphine hyperalgesia gated through microglia-mediated disruption of neuronal Cl⁻ homeostasis.

 

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