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Concussion-Like Brain Changes Evident from a Regular Season of Rugby Play

Published January 22, 2018 By studying the metabolite levels in the brains of female varsity rugby players using MRI, researchers suggest that a regular season of play could cause changes in the brain that are similar to those caused by

Rugby study shows metabolite changes in the brain

January 17, 2018 – Researchers at Robarts Research Institute have shown that a regular season of play can cause changes in the brain that are similar to changes caused by concussion, though less severe. Using sophisticated Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy the

9.4T upgrades. Exciting changes at CFMM

CFMM is saying Hello to a brand new Bruker console in the 9.4T suite.  Installation has begun.  Here are a few highlight photos.

BrainsCAN’s Research Study makes it into Westerns time capsule!

Recently retweeted by Ravi Menon, @Brains_CAN’s first research summary just found its way into @WesterU’s time capsule for 2018 – won’t b seen again until 2068.  Yes, we know it’s a unique approach to knowledge mobilization – fortunately, not the