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Happy Birthday, To Us!

This year, we're celebrating our TENTH BIRTHDAY! That's right. For the past decade, we've been on a mission to find new ways to keep brains at their best. 

In honour of 10 years of Branch Out, we're excited to announce a $50,000 Matching Campaign

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South Rotary Club & Branch Out Funding Vital Research for Kids

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, we are honoured and delighted to share this video on Branch Out funded research. 

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What Is a Mental Illness?

Since it's Mental Illness Awareness Week, we started asking ourselves, what exactly is a mental illness?  

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Research Highlight: TMS Therapy

Up to 35% of Canadians with MS will experience depression symptoms throughout their lifetime. 

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is an annual national public education campaign coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness.
 
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Brainwaves in the Wild

Most neuroscience studies happen in a lab. Let's get in touch with our wild science and explore what happens to our brain when we study it in the great outdoors. Yes, this tent was the research lab. No, it was not intact by the end of the study. 

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2020 Bike Tour - That's a Wrap!

Since 2010, the Branch Out Bike Tour has brought together a group of enthusiastic riders dedicated to making a difference in the lives of people living with neurological disorders.  The Bike Tour is our largest fundraising event of the year and supports critical alternative research across Canada.  

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You're Invited!

We cordially invite you to the 10th Annual Branch Out Bike Tour Online Silent Auction!

Whether you are a long-time Branch Out supporter, bonafide 'Branchy', seasoned Bike Tour rider, neuroscientist pal, or have recently become acquainted with our organization, we invite you to participate in our online silent auction. 

Thanks to our generous donors, we have some fantastic items up for grabs this year! 

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BOBMan Bulletin - Final Bike Tour Challenges Go LIVE!

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Counterintuitive: Learning to Navigate a City, but Reducing Memory Symptoms

Multiple Sclerosis. Traumatic Brain Injury. Early Life Trauma. Type 2 Diabetes. Dementia. While this might seem like healthcare terminology word-vomit, these are all connected by an important principle of brain health. Read on to learn what that principle is. 

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