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BNA-R: An ONDRI and TDRA collaboration

TDRA logo.jpgThe newly created Behavioural Neurology Assessment-Revised (BNA-R) can successfully detect amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI).

With collaborative funding from the Ontario Neurodegenerative Disease Research Initiative and the TDRA (Toronto Dementia Research Alliance), the BNA-R was administered.


Meet: Sue Bedford, Imaging Coordinator

Sue Bedford 2.pngWhat’s your role with ONDRI?

I’m the coordinator for the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) facility at Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry and the point of contact for Centre for Functional and Metabolic Mapping (CFMM) at Robarts Research Institute.


Retaining and following-up

Brain-CODE dashboard.JPGONDRI has enrolled more than 420 participants - that's 67 per cent of our target.

ONDRI is maintaining a very high retention rate - only 19 participants have withdrawn from the study due to various reasons, including death and time constraints.

We also have more than 230 participants who have completed their one-year follow-up visit.