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Submitted by quentincollier on Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:00am

Pediatric neurologist celebrated at CIHR funding announcement

Dr. Adam Kirton was among the researchers highlighted by Health Minister Rona Ambrose's announcement at Alberta Children's Hospital July 28. Dr. Kirton's research into pediatric stroke was recognized by the Minister, who was joined at the funding announcement by University of Calgary President Elizabeth Cannon. The national funding announcement included $39.1 million for the university. Full story here

Recruitment:
Movement Disorders Program

The Department of Clinical Neurosciences, in partnership with the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary invite applications for a full-time academic position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor to serve as the Clinical Leader of the Movement Disorders Program.

Please click here for details about the position.

 

Check out the QuICR site!

QuICR is a province-wide stroke program that aims to improve stroke outcomes through rapid clinical and neuromuscular imaging evaluation combined with fast treatment. 

Click for more information.

Movement Disorders Symposium 

SAVE THE DATE: SEPT 18

Coombs Theatre FMC, 8am to noon

Guest speakers:

  • Dr Anthony Lang, University of Toronto
  • Dr Alberto Espay, University of Cincinnati
  • Dr Joseph Jankovic, Baylor College of Medicine

Topics: Parkinson’s disease, Tourette Syndrome, Psychogenic Movement Disorders, plus clinical case presentations of other interesting movement disorders.

Click here for poster

Audio Podcast:
Family Caregivers Unite

DCNS neurologist Dr. Michael Hill is interviewed by Dr. Gordon Atherley for the Family Caregivers Unite podcast series.

To view other podcasts in this series, click here.