One in three Canadians, during their lifetime, will experience a brain-related illness, such as depression, schizophrenia, addiction or Alzheimer’s disease.
A landmark donation
The Campbell Family donates $30 million to create a brain science institute dedicated to mental illness.
New tool for brain imaging
A novel chemical probe is developed to study brain inflammation in mental and neurological illnesses. The Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention opens, offering state-of-the-art brain stimulation treatment.
Personalized medication treatment, based on patients' genes, is offered through a study across Ontario.Read More
Campbell scientists join an international team that finds 108 genes linked to schizophrenia.
Advances in depression
Brain inflammation is shown in people with depression. Identical twins, with and without depression, are found to have epigenetic differences.
Genetics of intellectual disability
Researchers identify 26 new genes linked to intellectual disability — a crucial step for improved diagnosis and care — while also revealing insights into brain functioning.