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Crystal Phillips is a former team Canada Speed Skater who fell short of her Olympic dream when she was struck with Multiple Sclerosis at the young age of 16. She used the drive and tenacity required to be an elite athlete to co-found the Branch Out Neurological Foundation. To date, they have fundraised over $2 million.View
Neuron Night Knowledge Translation Winners!
Branch Out’s annual Neuron Night is an evening for our grant recipients to show off their research to us non-scientists. This year, the challenge was to explain smart science in words even us laypeople can understand – we called it a “Neuron Night Knowledge Translation Contest.”
Over 150 attendees got to judge neuroCAM scientists on their research AND their ability to explain it. BIG Congrats to the top three neuroCAM scientists!
1st Place – Erik Fraunberger
Master’s student from University of Calgary researching the effect of Black Tea Extracts in Traumatic Brain Injury.
Autumn’s Amber Ale!
The charity that got its start thanks to a beer now gets a beer of its own!
Derek Bray and Crystal Phillips knock back some brewskies to celebrate a special batch of beer Last Best Brewery and Distillery is brewing to fundraise for a neuroscience research centre.
Calgary's Last Best brews unique beer to fund neuroCAM research
Calgary’s Last Best Brewery has partnered with the Branch Out Neurological Foundation to create a specialty batch of beer that will be on tap at Last Best until 2020. One dollar from each sale will go to Branch Out to help them build a new research centre.View
"The Branchy Brew"
A local, philanthropic creation by Last Best Brewery & Distillery
Last Best Brewery & Distillery has created a specialty beer just for Branch Out! And you're invited to try a sample (and get a behind the scenes look at the creation) during a media opp on Mon, Sept 12 at 11am at Last Best Brewery and Distillery. Once this batch is ready, the beer will be on tap until 2020 and $1 from each sale will go to Branch Out.Read more
Branch Out Parties With The Calgary Flames!
It’ll be a slam dunk! I mean… it’ll be a home run! Shoot, umm... It’ll be a great goal!
There is no greater feeling than riding your bike—feeling the wind on your face as you soar through stunning Alberta landscapes as your legs relentlessly push you to your final destination.
Branchies Biking By the Barrel-Full!
400+ Branches rarin’ to go!
Check out Crystal Phillip and Olympian Denny Morrison's interview on Global Calgary.View