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Thank you to RHI's retiring board members

June 28, 2017 – Yesterday, three members of the Rick Hansen Institute (RHI) Board of Directors came to the end of their tenure: Bernard Bressler, Graham Creasey and Kevin Lamarque. All three members have served on RHI’s Board since 2011.


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).


Rick Hansen SCI Registry pilot study officially launches at Hadassah Medical Center

November 17, 2016 (Jerusalem, Israel) – The medical interventions and outcomes of Israelis with spinal cord injury (SCI) can now be captured in the Rick Hansen SCI Registry (RHSCIR), a prospective observational study of individuals sustaining a traumatic SCI, thanks to the teams at the Rick Hansen Institute (RHI) and Hadassah Medical Center.


Rick Hansen Institute connects with Israeli partners in innovation

Nov 10, 2016 – The Rick Hansen Institute’s (RHI) CEO, Bill Barrable, and Manager of Commercialization & Industry Relations, Jonathan Miodowski, will travel to Israel November 13-17, 2016 to expand and strengthen RHI’s network within the Israeli realm of technology and innovation.


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.