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Brain mythbusters: Fact or fiction?

brain mythbuster.PNGThe Ontario Brain Institute answers your questions about common brain myths such as:

  • Alzheimer’s disease is caused by common things in our environment, such as aluminum or aspartame
  • Strokes only occur in the elderly

Dr. Rob Hegele receives $2.3 million in grants from CIHR

Rob Hegele photo in lab.PNGDr. Rob Hegele, Genomics Lead, ONDRI and professor, Departments of Medicine, and Biochemistry at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Jacob J. Wolfe Distinguished Medical Research Chair in Human Gene Function, and scientist at Robarts Research Institute, received more than $2.3 million for his research into understanding the genomic factors behind cardiovascular disease, strokes and diabetes.