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Banting Research Foundation/ Rick Hansen Institute Discovery Award

The Banting Research Foundation and the Rick Hansen Institute are pleased to announce a funding partnership to support research by early career investigators focused on areas relevant to spinal cord injury (SCI).


RHI and ONF partner to support three leading SCI summits this November

The Rick Hansen Institute (RHI) is proud to partner with the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) to co-fund, engage in program planning, and attend three leading summits focused on care-related issues for people with spinal cord injury (SCI). Each summit will be hosted in Toronto, ON.

Four incoming board members in 2016

RHI welcomes four new members to the board of directors

July 14, 2016 – Dr. Bernie Bressler, Board Chair, is delighted to announce that four new members were elected to the Rick Hansen Institute (RHI) Board of Directors (BoD) at its June 30 Annual General Meeting: Ms. Shari Hughson and Drs. Kristine Cowley, Ian Rigby and Christine Sang.


RHI thanks four outgoing board members for their invaluable service

June 30, 2016 – Today four members of the Rick Hansen Institute (RHI) Board of Directors (BoD) came to the end of their tenure: Mr. Ryan Barrington-Foote and Drs. Gary BirchColleen O'Connell and Catherine Truchon.


Winners announced in RHI and ONF’s SCI open call funding competition

The Rick Hansen Institute (RHI) and the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) work collaboratively to implement a program of research and best practice implementation designed to enhance the well-being of people with spinal cord injury (SCI).

In order to meet its objectives, ONF and RHI launched a funding opportunity in September 2015 to support modest and focused projects related to the development of emerging interventions and innovative technologies with direct application to SCI.