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New global brain consortium at the Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics & Mental Health

21 December 2016

A new $10-million investment from the Ludmer Family Foundation will establish the Ludmer Centre Heritage Fund and help launch and support a Global Brain Consortium of leading brain research institutions focused on sharing infrastructure, methodologies and results, ultimately accelerating treatment for patients.

“All the initiatives I’m involved with have a common thread, which is open science, data sharing, issues of assembling complementary expertise from around the world,” says Alan Evans, Professor in Neurology and Neurosurgery at The Neuro, Node coordinator of the INCF Canada Node and scientific director of the Canadian Open Neuroscience Platform.

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