Two new awards for visiting trainees and scholars

We are pleased to announce two new awards! The VISIT program is for international trainees, and the ICORD Distinguished Visiting Scholar is available for scholars who are visiting ICORD. Funding for these opportunities is provided by the Rick Hansen Foundation as part of Read More…

PARC featured on Breakfast Television

ICORD’s Physical Activity Research Centre (PARC) was featured on Breakfast Television! On the morning of Thursday Feb 27th, Breakfast TV LiveEye host Dawn Chubai came in to the PARC to talk with ICORD Research Developer Jocelyn Tomkinson about the important Read More…

Dr. Brian Kwon

Dr. Brian Kwon wins J. Edouard Samson Award

Congratulations to ICORD PI Dr. Brian Kwon, who was recently chosen by the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation as the recipient of the J. Edouard Samson Award. This award recognizes the body of research in spinal cord injury that he has done Read More…

ICORD gets new tool for rehabilitation research

Thanks to funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, BC Knowledge Development Fund and Rick Hansen Foundation, ICORD was recently able to purchase a Variable-Assist wearable bionic suit from Ekso Bionics. Dr. Tania Lam and her research team will use Read More…

Rock101 visits PARC

Local radio personality Willy Percy and his colleagues from Rock101 visited PARC in the morning of January 17th for a “mugging” and had a great visit. They brought Rock101 mugs and coffee and cookies from Subway, chatted with PARC research participants, Read More…