Canadian armed forces to invest in brain-imaging scanner to study PTSD
Canada’s Department of National Defence will use a state-of-the-art medical imaging machine recently acquired by an Ottawa hospital to study the ways brains are altered by mental disorders, including depression and PTSD, that are associated with military service.
Kent Hehr, the Minister of Veterans Affairs, announced that the Armed Forces will spend $2.65 million over the next four years for access to the Royal Ottawa Hospital’s new PET-fMRI scanner – the only one of its kind in Canada that is devoted entirely to brain and mental-health research. Read more.
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