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ONDRI’s Richard Swartz, MD, PhD, Leads COVID-19 brain study using gaming technology
ONDRI’s Richard Swartz, MD, PhD, Leads COVID-19 brain study using gaming technology

What does COVID-19 do to the brain?

A team from Western University, the University of Toronto, and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre hope to answer this important question with a massive global study on the impacts of COVID on the brain.

Instead of coming into a lab or a doctor’s office, participants will take part in online games from the comfort of their own homes, to help researchers understand the long-term effects of the virus.

Study still recruiting! You can sign up here.

Click here to read a descriptive Toronto Star article.

Upcoming Events

ONDRI Study Community Engagement Event

Join ONDRI team members on Tuesday February 9, 2021, to learn about relevant research findings and the launch of our new, cutting-edge HANDDS-ONT research study, including a technology ‘show & tell’ session.   EVENT DETAILS Free virtual public event...

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Special presentation for the Parkinson Canada Community

Thank you to those who joined our special presentation for the Parkinson Canada community Ontario Neurodegenerative Disease Research Initiative (ONDRI):  Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going and Implications for Care of People Living with Parkinson’s Disease Wednesday...

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ONDRI Supporting International Self-Care Day 

ONDRI Supporting International Self-Care Day 

Jill Czuczman, a member of ONDRI’s Patient & Community Advisory Committee, shares her experiences as a care partner to her husband who is living with Frontotemporal dementia. Clip is in support of International Self Help Day 2020.

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Bill McIlroy, PhD: Aging Well Suzuki Style

Bill McIlroy, PhD: Aging Well Suzuki Style

Bill McIlroy, PhD, (ONDRI’s AIM 2 Lead & Gait Platform Co-Lead) was featured on an episode of David Suzuki’s Nature of Things. The episode titled “Aging Well Suzuki Style” highlights some of the assessments employed in ONDRI’s study protocols.

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