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Media coverage

May 2017 | CTV News London - Walk this way - gait as a predictor of dementia

March 13, 2017 | Toronto Star - Doctors' Notes: For Alzheimer’s researchers, the glass is half full

February 28, 2017 | CTV News London - OBI and ONDRI Public Talk about Dementia

January 24, 2017 | CTV News Ottawa - Bruyère Memory Clinic and Alzheimer's disease with Dr. Andrew Frank

January 11, 2017 | Canadian Medical Association Journal News - Hope in the hunt for brain disorder biomarkers

December 2016 | Johns Hopkins - Remote Monitoring of Neurodegeneration through Speech

June 2016 | e-ParkinsonPost, Parkinson Canada - Working through Parkinson's

June 17, 2016 | Ontario's Research Hospitals - Field Trip: Kingston

June 1, 2016 | Government of Ontario - The Ontario Brain Institute strengthens Ontario’s leadership in neuroscience research, development and commercialization

May 29, 2016 | The Globe and Mail - Media: Retinal imaging could provide window into brain disease

January 21, 2016 | Centre for Functional and Metabolic Mapping - CFMM plays a key part in ONDRI study

January 19, 2016 | Imprint, University of Waterloo - In the eyes of a Parkinson’s patient

January 9, 2016 | Global News - Dr. Tartaglia talks about Alzheimer's Awareness Month

December 9, 2015 | Maclean's Magazine - Could an eye exam diagnose Parkinson's?

November 2015 | Rapport, Western University - When great minds come together

November 22, 2015 | Toronto Star - The race to find ‘biomarkers’ that can predict dementia

September 23, 2015 | Metroland Media - Health-care experts pool their talent and research to get ahead of dementia

September 2015 | Metroland Media - Seniors and dementia: A special series

January 29, 2015 | Western News - Initiative puts five neurodegenerative disorders on notice

January 27, 2015 | The Pulse, Western University - A province-wide team with a common goal

January 21, 2015 | London Free Press - Western dean leads fight against brain disease

January 21, 2015 | Londoner - Western led neuroscience study connecting Ontario researchers

January 21, 2015 | Western News - Robarts showcases neurodegenerative disease research

January 2015 | uOttawa newsletter - Funding successes: Ontario Brain Institute research funding

November 24, 2014 | Impact Western - Battling brain disorders: Temerty Foundation gift offers hope to millions affected by neurodegenerative diseases

September 15, 2014 | The Globe and Mail - Using big date to fight dementia and Alzheimer’s

August 11, 2014 | Western News - Temerty Foundation gift offers hope to millions

March 28, 2014 | Ontario Stroke Network - Peering into Dementia

March 14, 2013 | Western News - Best minds on the mind: OBI funding to target neurodegeneration in Ontario patients

May 23, 2013 | CTV Saskatoon - Dr. Kirk Nylen discusses the OBI Alzheimer's and Physical Activity Report

February/March 2013 Coverage of Physical Activity and Alzheimer's Disease Report
          CBC News - Alzheimer’s prevention strategy prescribes exercise
          Globe and Mail - Physical activity can cut the risk of Alzheimer’s, report suggests
          Toronto Star - Physical activity can prevent Alzheimer’s, report finds
          CTV News - 1 in 7 Alzheimer’s cases could be prevented with more exercise­­­, study finds