Announcements: ICORD

By: Icord  09-12-2011
Keywords: spinal cord injury




By on December 2, 2011

“Scientific breakthroughs” often appear in the news, yet we still have no cure for spinal cord injury. Join our expert panel of ICORD researchers for refreshments and lively discussion about how discoveries in the laboratory translate into treatments that affect lives now, as well as the inherent challenges in that process.
Speakers: Brian Kwon, MD, PhD [..]

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By on December 2, 2011

ICORD and the SCI Resource Centre are pleased to present SCRIBE, a new blog highlighting recent developments in SCI research at ICORD and around the world. This is a forum for SCI researchers to connect with the greater community. Check it out, and add your comments!

By on December 2, 2011

5th National Spinal Cord Injury Conference – Translating Neural Engineering and Novel Therapies
The 5th National SCI Conference organizing committee is putting together an exciting program featuring keynote addresses, podium and poster presentations, workshops and breakout sessions. Additional highlights include a hands-on pre-course, consumer participation and a delegate reception. You are invited [..]

By on November 28, 2011

BC Rehab Foundation recently announced the recipients of the 2011 BC Rehab Research Awards, a funding competition that offers rehabilitation professionals an opportunity to undertake clinical research in their area of expertise, helping improve the lives of people living with physical disabilities, and a team of ICORD Researchers was one of the winners.
“One of the [..]

By on October 11, 2011

By on October 7, 2011

ICORD Principal Investigator and BCIT Faculty member Dr Jaimie Borisoff has been named a Canada Research Chair for his work in Rehabilitation Engineering Design at BCIT.  Started in 2000 by the Federal Government, the awards are given to exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field. The [..]

By on October 3, 2011

Spinal Chord is a gala evening in support of ICORD and the Vancouver Cantata Singers. This is your chance to get all dressed up, hear an award-winning choir in the spectacular atrium of the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre, enjoy fabulous hors d’oeuvres and bid on an array of uncommon [..]

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By on September 2, 2011

Congratulations to Clarrie Lam and Peter van Stolk, winners of the Spinal Chord Awards for Staff Excellence in August, 2011
Service: Clarrie Lam (Tetzlaff lab)
Clarrie’s nominations commended her patience and skill at teaching lab members new techniques and directing the work of volunteers, students and techs, her efficiency in managing the lab, her mastery of multitasking [..]

By on September 2, 2011

Join us on for two free special events to celebrate the launch of the new Community Spinal Cord Injury Resource Centre at the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre.
Open house + public talk Dr. E. Paul Zehr

Open house, 2:00 to 3:30pm

Enjoy light refreshments, meet the Resource Centre staff and check out the Resource Centre space. Take [..]

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By on August 18, 2011

Everyone is welcome to a free public event featuring ICORD Principal Investigator and author Dr. E. Paul Zehr. Dr. Zehr will be giving a multimedia presentation entitled “Inventing Iron Man: Where is the line between human and machine?” He will also be signing copies of his latest book, Inventing Iron Man: the possibility of a [..]

Keywords: spinal cord injury

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