Baycrest Breakthroughs
Innovation in Aging - Spring 2010 Issue


In the new body and brain research centre at Baycrest, noted population neuroscientist Tomáš Paus will investigate how our genetic traits combined with environmental factors — what we eat, how we manage stress, our physical activity, and so on — influence whether or not we develop diseases such as depression, obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure.

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Feature - Thinking Clearly

Thinking Clearly

A world leader in neuroscience, Baycrest is partnering with MaRS, Canada’s premiere innovation centre, to develop and market brain fitness products that will help us maintain our cognitive abilities longer in the lifespan.

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Feature - Seniors are living life

The Second Half of Life

Not content to take a back seat, today’s seniors are living life to the fullest and sharing their wisdom and experience through volunteer work.

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Feature - Aces for Alzheimer's

Aces for Alzheimer’s

The family of entrepreneur Harold Soupcoff, founder of the Mayfair Clubs, says it is fitting that they honour their father’s commitment to Baycrest by supporting a tennis fundraiser.

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Feature - Thinking Clearly

"Hi Mom, It’s Anna"

Visiting with a family member who has dementia is often challenging. But if you learn how to do it well, the experience can be meaningful for both you and your loved one.

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Lab Report

Baycrest scientists are at the forefront of cutting-edge brain research.



Baycrest President and CEO Dr. William E. Reichman believes that by focusing on prevention,we can do for brain disease in this century what we did for heart disease in the last one.
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Smart Aging

Yes, we can do it better, with a little help from the experts.


Stepping Out, Stepping Up

Friends of Baycrest find ever more creative ways to raise millions each year in support of innovative research, education and client care.
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