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Spring 2014

CAMH Discovers - News from CAMH Research and the Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute
Spring 2014
Prime Minister Harper Mobile site Etienne Sibille

Unprecedented grant for Alzheimer research

On May 1, CAMH was awarded $10M over five years to study a new approach to prevent 
Alzheimer's dementia. 
Read more.

"Find a Study" mobile site now available

Looking for a different way into treatment? It is now easier than ever to participate in a research study at CAMH.
Read more.

Concussion linked to poor mental health

Higher rates of suicide attempts, bullying and high-risk behaviours were seen in teens who suffered a traumatic brain injury.
Read more.


Q&A: Natural supplement offers new hope for post-partum depression

In 2006, Dr. Jeffrey Meyer discovered a protein that had a major impact on depression. The next logical step was turning that discovery into new treatment options.

Today he’s in the process of developing a natural supplement to help prevent post-partum depression, which affects 13 per cent of childbearing women.

Read more or watch the video.​ 

Antonio Strafella Carolyn Dewa

Brain imaging: to see with a better eye

Dr. Antonio Strafella is using sophisticated imaging technology to track brain activity in Parkinson disease. Read more.

The value of social enterprises

Dr. Carolyn Dewa is looking at the impact of businesses run by people who have had mental health issues.
Read more.

A career in profile: creating safer bars

Dr. Kathryn Graham has spent decades examining alcohol, aggression, and the environment.
Read more. 

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Nasal Spray to Treat Depression Innovation and Mental Health

An under-recognized issue: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Researchers are making a concerted effort to raise awareness to prevent and treat this global problem.
Read more. 


Nasal spray delivers new type of depression treatment

Dr. Fang Liu has used a nasal spray to deliver a peptipe with anti-depressant effects directly to the brain. Read more. 

BLOG: Innovation, mental health, and access to services

Dr. Sean Kidd highlights novel research initiatives to improve access to mental health services. 
Visit the CAMHBlog. 


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