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Webinar: Use of the Mini-BESTest to evaluate postural control in the clinic

When: Thursday June 14, 2018, 12-1pm EST

Webinar link: https://cpa-neurosciences.adobeconnect.com/minibestest/ 

Speaker: Dr. Jean-François Lemay, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - Lyndhurst Centre

The webinar is presented by the Rick Hansen Institute Canadian Standing and Walking Assessment Tool (SWAT) Project Team and the Neurosciences Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. 

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A new spinal cord injury endowment fund has been set up at the Vancouver Foundation to support the Rick Hansen Institute's mission to advance research and implement best practices that will improve the quality of life for individuals who live with spinal cord injury.

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Guided by RHI, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and RHI-sponsored researcher, Dr. Yaron Blinder, two teams that participated in the one-year BioDesign Program developed solutions for common complications that affect people with SCI.

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In partnership, the University of Toronto, the Rick Hansen Institute and the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation are pleased to provide a two-year postdoctoral fellowship made possible by the support of the Government of Ontario. 

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