Top Canadian researchers on dementia met in Ottawa – Photo gallery

Ottawa, Ontario
October 1, 2015

The Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) held its first annual Partners Forum and Scientific meeting in Ottawa at the Bruyère on September 30 and October 1, 2015. Researchers convened to discuss their research progress and present their work. The CCNA Partners Forum and Science Day brought together the best and brightest Canadian researchers in dementia and the funding Partners of the CCNA, a unique and dynamic initiative of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

Established in 2014, the CCNA provides the infrastructure and support that enables collaboration among Canada's top dementia researchers. By accelerating discovery, innovation and the adoption of new knowledge, the CCNA positions Canada as a global leader in increasing understanding of neurodegenerative diseases, working towards prevention, and improving the quality of life for those living with these conditions.

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada addressed the CCNA Partners and researchers.

Speech from the Governor General

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