Two SRCF Grants Presented in Ottawa

Dr. Baptiste Lacoste and Dr. Jing Wang (centre) were each presented with cheques for $35,000 at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute as the Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation continues to support research into the “puzzles of the mind”. Making the presentations Oct. 30 2017 were Ill. Bro. Steven Thomson, 32°, (left) Valley of Ottawa representative for the Foundation, and Ill. Bro. Brian Gilkinson, 33°, Deputy for Ontario. Dr. Wang’s three-year project is investigating memory pathways in Alzheimer’s disease while Dr. Lacoste’s is looking at development of blood vessels in the brain as it relates to autism.

The Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation of Canada (SRCF) is the charitable arm of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of Canada, which has a membership totaling about 20,000 members. Since its inception in 1964, the SRCF has devoted its charitable efforts to supporting research into ‘Puzzles of the Mind’, such as Alzheimer’s, Dyslexia, Autism, Parkinson’s , etc., through Major Research Grants, to the provision of Graduate Bursaries and to the establishment of Learning Centers for Dyslexic Children. Details on these Programs can be found on the SRCF Website:
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