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Brain Canada - Media Advisory

Friday, February 08, 2013

Brain Canada - Media Advisory09:00 EST Friday, February 08, 2013MONTREAL, Feb. 8, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - On February 8, Brain Canada, in partnership with Bell, will announce the inaugural recipients of the $1 million Bell Mental Health Research Training Awards.The Training Awards are designed to promote the most talented next generation of Canadian mental health researchers by providing them with guidance, mentorship and training under the direction of world-leading researchers.Brain Canada and Bell regard this initiative as a signature investment in Canada's most promising researchers—accelerating their progress and contribution to our understanding of the brain in order to improve the health and well-being of Canadians.WHAT: Announcement of the recipients of the $1 million Bell Mental Health Research Training Awards   WHO: Clara Hughes, six-time Canadian Olympic medal winner and national spokesperson for Bell Let's Talk     The Honourable Yonah Martin, Senator (British Columbia)     Mary Deacon, Chair of the Bell Let's Talk mental health initiative     Inez Jabalpurwala, President and CEO, Brain Canada Foundation     Dr. Max S. Cynader, Director of the Brain Research Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
and UBC   WHERE: UBC Robson Square theatre  800 Robson Street  Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7   WHEN: Friday, February 8, 2013, 10 a.m. PST   SOURCE: Bell CanadaFor further information: Sébastien Bonneau Advisor Public Affairs Advisors Inc. 514 926-7120