ONDRI is Fostering Highly Qualified Personnel (#HQP)

Providing exposure to many typically siloed areas of research “Not getting into that graduate program and working as a Research Coordinator for ONDRI (out of the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences Center) turned out to be the best thing that ever...

The ONDRI Scholars – Promoting Novel Scientific Discovery

The life of a researcher, whether a graduate student or working in a faculty position, can be a lonely one. The stereotype: pale, sleep deprived, chained to a laptop in a basement, with limited human contact. While the passion for the work and the possibility of novel...

Open Source ONDRI Data Pipelines Adopted for COVID Population Research

I can’t see the forest for its trees.  Big Data: It’s current and it’s newsworthy.  But it’s complex.  What has motivated and allowed us to better understand huge datasets from multiple sources and pull out broad, meaningful conclusion - particularly in healthcare -...

Check Dr. Manuel Montero-Odasso, presenting at AAIC20

Dr. Montero-Oddaso will be presenting on Abnormal #brain structure mediates the association between ApoE4 and slow #gait among patients with pathological cognitive impairment: Results from ONDRI at the #AAIC20 this Thursday July 30th.  Full schedule for the AAIC can...

ONDRI Supporting International Self-Care Day 

Jill Czuczman, a member of ONDRI’s Patient & Community Advisory Committee, shares her experiences as a caregiver to her husband who is living with Frontotemporal dementia, in order to raise awareness about self-care and the important role it plays in leading a...

‘Dancing with Parkinson’s (DWP)’ Offers FREE classes

While navigating their way through social distancing, DWP continues to be guided by its mission of bringing seniors out of isolation and fostering connection through dance. To this end, DWP has recently started to offer free live dance classes through Zoom seven days...

COVID-19: Tips for Supporting People with Dementia

For people living with dementia, their thinking, learning, and memory are affected, which impacts everyday living. This can be difficult in the best of times, but it can be especially challenging as we navigate life during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the latest blog...

Dr. Bill McIlroy: Aging Well Suzuki Style

Congratulations to Dr. Bill McIlroy (AIM 2 Lead & Gait Platform Co-Lead) who was recently featured on an episode of David Suzuki's Nature of Things. The episode titled Aging Well Suzuki Style takes viewers on a journey to learn how to live better and age well.  As...

Social Distancing YES, Social Isolation NO

Caring for Those Living with Dementia, Stroke and Neurodegenerative Diseases By now you have heard a lot about the COVID-19 virus and its impact in Canada and around the world, including some mandatory self-isolation in parts of Europe and elsewhere.  While trying to...