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Chemo brain starts during cancer’s progression, not just after chemotherapy November 21, 2017
The memory and thinking problems experienced by cancer survivors, known as “chemo brain” or “chemo fog,” are not just the result of chemotherapy treatment, they may start as tumors form and develop, s …

Baycrest holds steady amongst Canada’s top 40 research hospitals November 10, 2017
Baycrest Health Sciences is proud to be named as one of Canada’s top 40 research hospitals as the institution maintained its rank amongst the top ten most research-intensive hospitals.Across Canada, B …

Baycrest scientist awarded prestigious Canada Research Chair post November 7, 2017
Baycrest Health Sciences has been awarded another Canada Research Chair by the Canadian government, bringing the total number of chair-holders to three.Dr. Jed Meltzer, scientist at Baycrest’s Rotman …

Goldstein Neighbourhood will transform care space October 31, 2017
Baycrest Health Sciences and the Baycrest Foundation held a celebratory dinner in honour of Edwin Goldstein on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, for his 50 years of exemplary lay leadership and service to the Ba …

Training the brain to rehabilitate hearing loss October 25, 2017
As we age, it becomes more difficult to hear all the words during conversations in loud restaurants or busy venues. When talking about hearing loss, we don’t usually think about the brain’s role in th …

Grants allow Baycrest to dive into uncharted areas in brain health research October 18, 2017
With recent grant funding from non-profit organizations and federal grant agencies, Baycrest scientists will pursue new avenues in brain health and aging research.Investments support the work of Baycr …

Baycrest receives $1.8 million grant to boost research infrastructure October 16, 2017
Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute (RRI) will usher in a new era of cutting-edge brain health research thanks to a recently announced $1.8 million investment from the Canadian Foundation for Innovat …

Alzheimers Awareness Day September 19, 2017

Baycrest launches study combining music and brain stimulation to improve memory September 18, 2017
Baycrest will embark on the first study combining music with brain stimulation to improve memory among patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).This study could pave the way to developing an affo …

Lemonade and sweet treats: Summer sales for Baycrest September 1, 2017
Members of the youngest generation were inspired to help Baycrest this summer.Six-year-old Tali Travis held a bake sale and raised $126 by inviting family and friends to purchase  chocolate chip cooki …