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Living With Dementia – Dr. Sibille presents how his work can help (CTV Your Morning)

Living With Dementia – Dr. Sibille presents how his work can help (CTV Your Morning) 150 150 Thomas Prevot

LIVING WITH DEMENTIA – CTV Your Morning  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8AVa1frLbyA From CTV Your Morning On September 16th, 2021, CTV Your Morning presented a media piece about memory loss and how CAMH contributes to tackling this issue. It introduces Paul Leah, an individual that had a stroke more than 10 years ago, damaging a quarter of his brain. Paul now lives…

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What Happens to Our Brains When We Get Depressed?

What Happens to Our Brains When We Get Depressed? 150 150 Thomas Prevot

The human brain, in all its complexity, is nearly impossible to model. Neuroscientists are trying anyway. Illustration by Jeremy Leung The WALRUS, Canadian general-interest magazine published a new piece on May 19th, 2021 about CAMH scientists working towards clarifying the impact of depression on our brain. The piece by writer Simon Lewsen, and beautifully illustrated by…

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New Research Article shows Beneficial Effects of a New Drug in Transgenic Mouse Model with Cognitive Dysfunctions and Anxiety Phenotype

New Research Article shows Beneficial Effects of a New Drug in Transgenic Mouse Model with Cognitive Dysfunctions and Anxiety Phenotype 613 472 Thomas Prevot

The paper was published by Fee et al. in the International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. Patients suffering from mood and anxiety disorders often exhibit a deficit in brain inhibition. This deficit in brain inhibition is due do dysfunctional somatostatin (SST) cells, causing mood and cognitive symptoms in patients. Using transgenic mice in which the SST cell…

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Alpha Cog graduates from the Creative Destructive Lab – Edition 2019-2020

Alpha Cog graduates from the Creative Destructive Lab – Edition 2019-2020 256 256 Thomas Prevot

Our team is proud of being part of the graduating ventures participating in the 2019-2020 Edition of the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL). CDL is a nonprofit organization that delivers an objectives-based program for massively scalable, seed-stage, science- and technology-based companies. Alpha Cog participated in the Health Stream, and received valuable inputs from mentors from September…

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CAMH Engage Breakthrough Challenge 2019 awarded to Dr. Thomas Prevot

CAMH Engage Breakthrough Challenge 2019 awarded to Dr. Thomas Prevot 1440 780 Etienne Sibille

On October the 18th, a sold-out crowd of nearly 300 young professionals gathered at Ricarda’s Toronto to award $10,000 as part of the 6th Annual Breakthrough Challenge, a signature event by CAMH Engage in support of mental health research. CAMH Engage is a group of young professionals in Toronto dedicated to reducing the stigma surrounding…

https://www.camh.ca/en/camh-news-and-stories/camh-engage-breakthrough-challenge-2019-awarded-to-dr-thomas-prevot

Lifting Brain Fog

Lifting Brain Fog 1920 800 Etienne Sibille

Effective treatments for cognitive dysfunction, such as declines in memory and other mental faculties often associated with depression or old age, may be within reach, according to Professor Etienne Sibille at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the University of Toronto, Canada.

https://www.scientia.global/wp-content/uploads/Etienne_Sibille/Etienne_Sibille.pdf

Des pilules pour la mémoire?

Des pilules pour la mémoire? 150 150 Etienne Sibille

Des médicaments pourraient-ils permettre d’éviter les petites pertes de mémoire qui se multiplient fatalement, à mesure qu’on vieillit?

https://ici.radio-canada.ca/premiere/emissions/les-annees-lumiere/segments/reportage/107284/sante-science-memoire-cerveau-vieillissement-medicament

New molecules reverse memory loss

New molecules reverse memory loss 1920 1280 Etienne Sibille

New therapeutic molecules developed at Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) show promise in reversing the memory loss linked to depression and aging.

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New drug raises hopes of reversing memory loss in old age

New drug raises hopes of reversing memory loss in old age 1880 400 Etienne Sibille

Dr. Sibille was interviewed by Ian Sample from The Guardian for his work on developing new therapeutics helping those with depression, schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease. Indeed, an experimental drug that bolsters ailing brain cells has raised hopes of a treatment for memory loss, poor decision making and other mental impairments that often strike in old…

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Senior Moment Stopper

Senior Moment Stopper 1920 800 Etienne Sibille

Scientists hope the daily pill will clear “brain fog”, and roll back mental aging by decades

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8430048/new-drug-could-end-senior-moments-by-reversing-memory-loss-in-old-age/
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