Hotchkiss Brain Institute

Healthy Brains for Better Lives



HBI is conducting ground-breaking research in key focus areas which improves brain health and increases quality of life.



Meet our members. HBI includes researchers from across 9 faculties at UCalgary, various departments and institutes.



HBI trainees are vital to the discoveries and research conducted at the institute. Our trainees come from a variety of backgrounds and skillsets.

Dr. Shalina Ousman is one of 12 HBI/Mathison Centre members to be awarded Spring 2020 CIHR grants

HBI and Mathison Centre achieve outstanding CIHR success

Of 35 awards granted to UCalgary applicants in the Spring 2020 Project Grant Competition, 12 of these went to HBI/Mathison Centre members, for a total value of $9.2 million, close to half of the total $20.2 million granted to UCalgary. Also to note, UCalgary achieved amongst the highest per institution total dollar amount nationally for the Spring 2020 CIHR project grant awards, and HBI/Mathison members contributed significantly to this exceptional achievement.

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