News & Events
On behalf of the entire ONDRI team, we wanted to send out a hearty congratulations to Susan Bronskill, PhD.
Dr. Bronskill who heads ONDRI’s Aim 4: Health Systems Research initiative, has been promoted to the rank of Professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Bronskill is a Senior Scientist and Scientific Lead, Life Stage Program, at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). Her research focuses on improving quality of care, medication use, health services utilization and health care outcomes for older adults — particularly persons with Alzheimer’s and related dementias, women, residents of nursing homes and those who are frail.
EVENT DETAILS Join us from the comfort of home! Monday March 1, 2021 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST Dr. Black will be presenting highlights from the Sunnybrook Dementia Study (1995 and still going strong!) Event targeted to: Dr. Black’s colleagues & trainees (past and...
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...
Frederico Faria, PhD, presented his findings on Dual-task Gait Cost and Frontal Lobe Integrity in Poststroke - Results from The Ontario Neurodegenerative Disease Research Initiative (ONDRI) at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting (GSA) 2020....
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...
Since 1989, the Canadian Consensus Conferences on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia (CCCDTD) have provided evidence-based dementia guidelines for Canadian clinicians and researchers. As recently published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia, the journal of the...
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.
Read the scientific article co-written by ONDRI co-lead Doug Munoz, PhD, along with Fernanda G. De Felice, PhD. here.
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.
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, ONDRI brought a group of community advocacy groups together to generate relevant and tangible educational messages for people living with neurodegenerative disease, stroke and/or dementia.
Dr. Amy Yu and team analyzed data for 4,831 Ontario patients who were admitted to a nursing home after a stroke between 2011 and 2016. Results show interesting differences by gender.