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NOVEMBER 4, 2020

Be open to unexpected ideas: How Inez Jabalpurwala gives voice to outliers

Forbes. As the founding CEO of Brain Canada and now the global director of the Viral Neuro Exploration (known as “VINEx”), a social impact venture that was initiated by Rocket Science Health, a private medical device company, Jabalpurwala has been a catalyst, rallying and closely collaborating with a community of scientists from different fields and disciplines. 

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AUGUST 13, 2020

Rocket Science Health and Inez Jabalpurwala team up to launch VINEx. A Multi-disciplinary exploration of the virus-brain connection.

VINEx to Provide Catalytic Leadership for Research into a Vital Area in the Fight Against SARS-CoV-2 and other Viruses which may have Lasting Effects on the Brain.

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August 12, 2020

How does COVID-19 affect the nervous system? Canadian and international scientists want to find out.

The Globe and Mail. Brought together as part of a new initiative called VINEx, created by Rocket Science Health, a Victoria-based medical devices company, the group is aiming to lead the charge in understanding how viruses invade the brain – an area of study that has received relatively little attention.

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SELECTED LITERATURE RESOURCES

The burden of neurological disease and psychiatric disorders

Any Mood Disorder. National Institute of Mental Health.

Any Mood Disorder. National Institute of Mental Health. Accessed July 27, 2020.

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Depression. The World Health Organization.

Depression. The World Health Organization. Accessed July 27, 2020.

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Mental Health and Development: Targeting People with Mental Health Conditions as A Vulnerable Group.

Funk M, Drew N, Freeman M, Faydi E. Mental Health and Development: Targeting People with Mental Health Conditions as A Vulnerable Group. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2010.

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Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

GBD 2016 Neurology Collaborators. Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet Neurol. 2019;18(5):459‐480. Doi:10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30499-X

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Neurological Disorders: Public Health Challenges.

WHO. Neurological Disorders: Public Health Challenges. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, WHO Press; 2006.

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