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Shaking things up: Virtual Dementia Care

Opportunities and Challenges from multiple Perspectives: *the Clinician, the Researcher, the Charity/Advocacy Organization* Free virtual public event Tuesday, June 22, 202110:00 – 11:00 AM EDT Dr. Sara Mitchell reviewed the literature and her personal experience with...

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An Event to Honour Dr. Sandra Black

EVENT DETAILS Monday March 1, 2021 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST Dr. Black presented highlights from the Sunnybrook Dementia Study (1995 and still going strong!) Event was targeted to: Dr. Black’s colleagues & trainees (past and present) Patients & care partners...

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ONDRI Study Community Engagement Event

On Tuesday February 9, 2021, the ONDRI team hosted an event designed to highlight relevant research findings and the launch of the new, cutting-edge HANDDS-ONT research study, including a technology ‘show & tell’ session.   EVENT DETAILS Free virtual public...

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ONDRI, Along With Other Expert Organizations, Weighs in on Aducanumab – an Alzheimer’s Disease Medication

ONDRI, Along With Other Expert Organizations, Weighs in on Aducanumab – an Alzheimer’s Disease Medication

A medication called aducanumab is in the early stages of review for potential approval in Canada. Aducanumab was recently approved, with conditions, in the U.S., where it can now be prescribed for mild Alzheimer’s disease. ONDRI joined with other expert organizations working in Alzheimer’s and dementia research to devise a consensus statement on Aducanumab.

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ONDRI Featured in Dementia Dialogue Podcast

ONDRI Featured in Dementia Dialogue Podcast

On March 9, 2021 Dementia Dialogue released the latest installment of its podcast entitled “Changing Roles in Dementia Research: From subjects to participants”. The episode features Jill Czuczman discussing her role as a care partner to her husband David, who is living with frontotemporal dementia, along with Dr. Rick Swartz, a stroke neurologist and ONDRI’s co-lead.

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