Hotchkiss Brain Institute

Healthy Brains for Better Lives



HBI is conducting ground-breaking research in key focus areas which improves brain health and increases quality of life.



Meet our members. HBI includes researchers from across 9 faculties at UCalgary, various departments and institutes.



HBI trainees are vital to the discoveries and research conducted at the institute. Our trainees come from a variety of backgrounds and skillsets.

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UCalgary researchers quantify connection between homelessness and mental health disorders

Researchers say findings point to vital need for specific interventions to support mental health needs of unhoused people

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UCalgary-led research discovers movies and TV series aimed at adolescents reinforce gender and racialized pain stereotypes

UCalgary research finds direct communication path between the lungs and the brain

Findings show that communication can alter the way the brain functions and the way someone behaves

UCalgary achieves first-in-the-Americas global recognition with Healthy Campus accreditation

Fédération Internationale du Sport Universitaire platinum certification establishes the universal standard for campus well-being

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