News archive 2017

Getting a grip

Nov 15 2017

(Français) It’s happened to all of us: we lose our balance and reach for a handrail to steady ourselves. But is that handrail in the right place to prevent a fall? Vicki Komisar, an AGE-WELL trainee and University of Toronto/Toronto Rehab doctoral student, is...

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AGE-WELL Summer Institute

Oct 31 2017

Every summer, we are pleased to offer an exciting and innovative week-long training event to AGE-WELL trainees across Canada. Shediac, New Brunswick was the picturesque setting for the 2nd AGE-WELL EPIC Summer Institute, held on July 4-8, 2017. Eighteen highly qualified personnel (HQP) from...

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AGE-WELL Scientific Director named Vice-Chair of CIHR’s Institute Advisory Board on Health Innovation

Jul 11 2017

(Français) AGE-WELL Scientific Director named Vice-Chair of CIHR’s Institute Advisory Board on Health Innovation Dr. Alex Mihailidis, AGE-WELL Scientific Director, has been appointed as Vice-Chair of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s (CIHR) Institute Advisory Board (IAB) on Health Innovation. The IAB on Health...

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Creating an innovation ecosystem

Feb 06 2017

 (Français) Creating an innovation ecosystem The development of technologies that promote healthy aging “doesn’t just happen by chance,” says Dr. Josephine McMurray, an assistant professor in the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University in Brantford, Ont. Instead it benefits from...

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