Neuroscientists fear brain drain as crucial funding disappears

From Wednesday’s Globe and Mail


Two years ago, a team of Canadian neuroscientists investigating the roots of Parkinson’s disease, attention deficit disorder and other conditions came up with a plan to bullet-proof their research labs from a devastating drop in funding.

Thirty scientists at three Ontario universities joined forces with the aim of sharing some of the costs of running expensive brain scanners. As a group, they would also be able collect data faster and more efficiently and combine their diverse areas of expertise to create a team with the potential to rival the best in the world.

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