News & Publications

Children's pain for the most part grossly unrecognized and undertreated

July 6, 2016

Taylor Aschenbrenner, 8, spent a year and a half in excruciating foot ‪‎pain‬ after a roller-skating accident, despite having sought and received prompt and appropriate medical treatment.

"..Why did it take so long for a child in unbearable pain to find relief," asks New York Times writer Rachel Rabkin Peachman in an article published July 6 in the Globe and Mail. "Experts say children’s pain is, for the most part, grossly underrecognized and undertreated."

Knowledge Translation Core Presents at Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

July 1, 2016

On June 28-29 the Fifth Annual Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum was held in Toronto, where 230 professionals gathered for an in-depth consideration of the themes of structures, processes, and technology for knowledge mobilization. KT Lead David Phipps and KT Manager Anneliese Poetz co-led a workshop showcasing the Core’s hybrid project planning tool, being used by four high impact projects within the Network to maximize uptake and implementation of their research.

U. Laval recruiting for a tenure-track endowed research chair in cerebral palsy

June 20, 2016

University of Laval has announced it is recruiting a researcher in the Department of Rehabilitation in the Faculty of Medicine.

 The competition for the chair is open to researchers with an excellent research dossier who have achieved international recognition or who have demonstrated potential to become leaders in the field of cerebral palsy. The current occupant of the chair, Dr. Carol Richards will be retiring in early 2017, after 14 years as the chair holder.

Creation of critical health technologies at heart of international agreement

June 13, 2016

The global need for new health technology solutions is the impetus for an agreement signed today by Simon Fraser University, the City of Surrey and France’s Société d’Accélération du Transfert de Technologies (SATT Grand Centre).

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formalizes a relationship between Canadian researchers, including NeuroDevNet investigators and the AGE-WELL NCE, and SATT Grand Centre, which serves as a key interface between its network of researchers and companies to promote innovation in four French regions.