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Our work was featured in Wired! (2016).
Canadian Institutes of Health Research postdoctoral fellowship extended for one more year (until 2018).
Awarded the Laird Cermak Award from the Memory Disorders Research Society (2016).
Awarded the Trainee Professional Development Award from the Society for Neuroscience in October (2015).
Awarded the “Baycrest Research in Print Award” (2015).
Awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to investigate the role of autobiographical mental time travel in decision making (2014).
Our poster on genetics and brain structure wins “Best Poster Award” at the 24th Annual Rotman Research Institute Conference (Memory and the Brain in Health and Disease). Congratulations to first author Robert S.C. Amaral! (2013).
Our paper on personal semantic memory (first author Louis Renoult) was featured on the cover of Trends (2012).
Awarded the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2012).
Awarded the “Women in Neuroscience Graduate Award” from the Society for Neuroscience (2010).
Select coverage for our study on “trait mnemonics” and resting state connectivity (first author Signy Sheldon):
Select coverage for our study on trauma and the brain:
- Brain scans of passengers on near-disastrous Air Transat flight…–Globe and Mail
- Trauma changes brain of Air Transat passengers years after…–The Toronto Star
- Passenger on near-disastrous Air Transat flight ‘sent into tailspin’…–CBC News
- How traumatized Air Transat passengers are helping brain research –CTV News
- Near-Death Experiences Change the Brain –Discovery News
- Nightmare flights change the brains of passengers for ever –The Times
- What your brain looks like when you think you’re about to DIE –DailyMail
- Study scans brains of passengers who were aboard…–Techie News
- CTV News live interview with Dr. Brian Levine
- Global News live interview with with Dr. Daniela Palombo
- CTV News live interview with with Dr. Daniela Palombo
Select coverage for our study on severely deficient autobiographical memory:
- The Strange Case of the Woman Who Can’t Remember Her Past –Wired
- Susie McKinnon can’t remember events in her life, just facts –The Toronto Star
- Some perfectly healthy people can’t remember their own lives –Research Digest
- Remember The Time? Mysterious Memory Disorder Causes People To Forget Personal Experiences, But Nothing Else –Medical Daily
- Living with SDAM means living without memories –Global News
- What It’s Like to Remember Nothing From Your Past –New York Magazine
- Susie McKinnon Can’t Form Memories About Events In Her Life –Huffington Post
- Living with SDAM: woman has no episodic memory, can’t relive events of past –CTV News
Select coverage for our study on PTSD and autobiographical memory (first co-authors Margaret McKinnon & Daniela Palombo):
- Baycrest Health Sciences Press Release
- PTSD clues gleaned from passengers on terrifying flight –CBC
- Air Transat near-disaster aids understanding of PTSD –The Globe and Mail
- PTSD and memory: Canadian docs study survivors on plane near-disaster –Global News
- Study of passengers from Air Transat near-disaster aids understanding of PTSD –The Toronto Star
- Civilians With PTSD: How Military and Jet-Ordeal Research Might Help –NBC
- Passengers who survived terrifying flight help psychologists uncover new clues about…–ScienceDaily
- Air Transat passenger study sheds light on PTSD –Macleans
- A Memorable Flight –Slate
- PTBS nach Flugzeugabsturz: Traumatisierte erinnern sich anders –Spiegel (German)
- Corus Radio in Calgary -Live interview with Dr. Daniela Palombo about the Air Transat incident
- Corus Radio in Edmonton -Live interview with Dr. Daniela Palombo about the Air Transat incident
Coverage for our study on genetics, perception and memory (first author Rebecca Todd):
- Glass always half-empty? Your genes may be to blame –CBC
- Study links a gene variation to a darker view of life –Washington Post
- Always gloomy and miserable? It may be in your genes –The Globe and Mail
Coverage related to our study on “trait mnemonics” (first author Daniela Palombo):
- Remember your first kiss? –Baycrest Smart Aging