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We're Hiring!

Since 2010, Branch Out has been breaking down barriers and pushing the status quo.  We're excited to announce that we're hiring for two brand new positions!  

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Your Brain on Art 2021 - That's a Wrap!

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Trust your Gut-Part 2: Feeding your Microbiome for Brain Health

In Part 1, we explored the inspiration behind one of the paintings featured in Your Brain on Art and learned about the big ways that nutrition can have an impact on your health. Part 2 will take a deeper dive into this topic while illustrating the research behind another YBOA painting, Ellipse by Veronica Funk. 

 

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Your Brain on Art 2021

Join the Branch Out Foundation as we celebrate the collision between art and science!

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Why You Should Trust your Gut-Part 1

We often say "Trust your Gut" as though our gastrointestinal system has some sort of divine intelligence. Turns out, that's not entirely wrong. 

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Speeding Up Impact

In 2010, Branch Out was founded on the premise of pushing the boundaries and committed to funding research that impact individuals living with neurological disorders.  

Last year, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Calgary at Stampede Park, Branch Out helped fund a brand new transcranial magnetic brain stimulation (TMS) machine for the Alberta Children's Hospital Centre for Child & Adolescent Mental Health.

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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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