StoP-AD Centre in the media!

In this section, you will find interviews with Dr Poirier,  Dre Villeneuve, or other members of the team. This section will allow you to find them easily!

TV5 unis – Les diplômés Mira
September 30th, 2020 – In French

In this episode, we follow Braque, a Mira dog from the very first cohort of dogs trained to help people with Alzheimer’s. Braque is now part of Roger Lupien’s daily life.

ICI Radio-Canada Première – Les Années Lumières
August 16, 2020

Dr. Poirier has been invited to comment on the news of a new vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease which is currently under evaluation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States. It is an investigational drug that has caused controversy among researchers who are uncomfortable with the way the drug company chose to analyze the results.

ICI Radio-Canada Télé – Découverte
October 6, 2019

The Canadian television series Découverte featured Drs Poirier, Villeneuve and Chakravarty and the work of the PREVENT-AD research group in an episode about Alzheimer’s disease. This episode aired on ICI Radio-Canada Télé and can be watched online here.

Canadian Open Neuroscience Platform – “A journey to open data”
September 23, 2019

The CONP website featured a news article about PREVENT-AD, the first dataset to be made available on the CONP data portal.

Des chiens Mira pour ralentir l’Alzheimer
September 15, 2019

Dr Poirier discuss about the encouraging results of this Mira Foundation pilot project

Un test sanguin pour détecter l’Alzheimer 
August 6, 2019

Dr Poirier comments about a new blood test to detect the presence of Alzheimer Disease

Age of fraud: Are seniors more vulnerable to financial scams? 

May 16, 2019

Dr Nathan Spreng explain how the changes in brain structures may lead to more vulnerability in the elderly.