News & Events

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November 26, 2021

Temerty-Tanz-TDRA Seed Fund Award Competition Results

Read our announcement detailing the projects that were funded in our first seed funding competition!

October 12, 2021

Tracey MacArthur is CAMH’s Interim President & CEO! 

Read our announcement welcoming Tracey into her new role at TDRA.

September 22, 2021

Dr. David Tang-Wai Officially Appointed Department Division Director for Neurology 

Read our announcement congratulating Dr. Tang-Wai for this well-deserved leadership appointment.

September 21, 2021

World Alzheimer’s Day Message from Dr. Tarek Rajji 

Read this year’s message from the TDRA’s Executive Director.  

September 8, 2021

TDRA’s Newest Partner is Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores)!

Read our statement welcoming Ontario Shores as a TDRA partner. 

September 3, 2021

Farewell and Thank You to Dr. Catherine Zahn! 

Read our announcement wishing Dr. Zahn well in her new appointment as Deputy Minister of Health for Ontario.

August 12, 2021

A Consensus Statement on the Request to Approve Aducanumab (Aduhelm) in Canada

Read the statement that was prepared and submitted to Health Canada by researchers and clinicians from leading dementia-focused organizations across Canada. 

July 12, 2021

Introducing the TDRA Standardized Clinical Dementia MRI Protocol!

Read our statements about how this protocol will help to improve the dementia diagnosis process across the city.

July 6, 2021

On June 7th, 2021, the U.S. FDA approved Aducanumab (Aduhelm), a drug intended to slow cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease

Read the TDRA And Tanz Centre's joint statement on this new drug. 

June 29, 2021

We are proud to announce a partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Toronto to increase awareness of clinical research opportunities available in Toronto!

Read our announcement about how this partnership is helping to break down the barriers to dementia research.

April 9, 2021

Introducing our collaboration with MITO2i! 

Read our announcement introducing the exciting partnership between TDRA and MITO2i!

March 8, 2021

Introducing the Temerty-Tanz-TDRA Initiative

Read our announcement introducing the exciting partnership between Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases, and TDRA! 

December 23, 2020

Dr. Sandra Black Receives Lifetime Achievement Award!

Read our announcement congratulating Dr. Black for receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology (SBCN).

September 21, 2020

World Alzheimer's Day Message From Dr. Tarek Rajji

Read this year's World Alzheimer’s Day Message from our Executive Director Dr. Tarek Rajji.

September 9, 2020

Free Public Event: The Future of Alzheimer's and Dementia

Join our colleagues at the Alzheimer Society of Canada and Krembil Brain Institute for their free public event on The Future of Alzheimer's and Dementia taking place on World Alzheimer's Day September 21, 2020 from 7-8:30 pm EDT. 

September 4, 2020

Welcome to Our New Executive Director Dr. Tarek Rajji

Read our announcement welcoming our new Executive Director Dr. Rajji.

September 3, 2020

Farewell and Thank You to Our Executive Director Dr. Sandra Black

Read our announcement bidding farewell and saying thank you to our Executive Director Dr. Black.

July 8, 2020

Farewell Vice Dean, Research & Innovation Dr. Hegele & Welcome Dr. Reithmeier

Read our announcement about the University of Toronto's Vice Dean, Research & Innovation.

July 8, 2020

Congratulations to University of Toronto Awardees

Read our announcement recognizing TDRA clinician-investigators who received University of Toronto awards.

May 14, 2020

Welcome Acting Division Director for Neurology Dr. Tang-Wai & Farewell Dr. Montalban

Read our announcement about the University of Toronto's Division Director for Neurology.

January 2, 2020

New Year, New Changes

Read about the changes happening at the TDRA, including saying farewell to Dr. Michael Julius and welcoming Dr. Kullervo Hynynen.


October 29, 2019

Welcome Dr. Graham Collingridge to the TDRA Planning and Advisory Committee! 

Read our announcement welcoming Tanz Centre Director Dr. Graham Collingridge to our Planning and Advisory Committee. 

August 7, 2019

Upcoming Textbook Feature: Dr. Sandra Black and the Beam Study

Read our announcement about Dr. Black’s textbook feature in the 1st Canadian edition of Essentials of Life-Span Development

March 29, 2019

Are Scientists Asking the Right Questions When it Comes to Testing Alzheimer's Drugs?

Listen to Dr. Sandra Black and Don Weaver discuss the future of Alzheimer's.

Feb 20, 2019

New Partnership: Connecting Research to Patients with Dementia

The first collaboration of its kind to support clinical trials in Toronto,  the TDRA and the University of Toronto Practice-Based Research Network (UTOPIAN), will embed research into care by linking researchers to family physicians and their dementia patients in a manner that was never before possible.