Kathryn Vaillancourt receives the CIHR – INMHA 2020 Brain Star Award

We are pleased to announce that recent Douglas graduate Kathryn Vaillancourt (Turecki lab) received the CIHR Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction – 2020 Brain Star Award!

The Brain Star program was launched by CIHR’s Institute of Neurosciences Mental Health and Addiction (CIHR-INMHA) in March 2001 to recognize the excellence of research done in Canada by students and trainees in all fields and disciplines covered by CIHR-INMHA.

The specific objectives of the Brain Star program are to:

  • Promote research careers in neuroscience, mental health and addiction in Canada.
  • Stimulate the involvement of students and trainees in the Institute and increase awareness of INMHA activities among students and trainees.


Congratulations to Kathryn!