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Pioneering research and clinical care for disorders and diseases of the brain and spine




The Krembil Brain Institute at Toronto Western Hospital (UHN) is home to one of the world's largest and most comprehensive teams of physicians and scientists uniquely working hand-in-hand to prevent and confront problems of the brain and spine. One in three Canadians will experience a brain-related condition such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, Epilepsy, Stroke or Concussion, in their lifetime. Through state-of-the-art patient care and advanced research, we are working relentlessly toward finding new treatments and cures.


Brain Tumours

Brain Tumours

Brain Tumours

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Dementia & Neurodegenerative Disorders

Dementia & Neurodegenerative Disorders

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Epilepsy

Epilepsy

Epilepsy

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Eye Disorders

Eye Disorders

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Movement Disorders

Movement Disorders

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Neurovascular Disorders & Stroke

Neurovascular Disorders & Stroke

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Spine Disorders

Spine Disorders

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Your Complex Brain Podcast

Your Complex Brain Podcast

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Krembil Brain Institute 2024 Strategic Plan

UHN's Krembil Brain Institute (KBI) is a world leader in advanced brain research and innovative and compassionate patient care. As Canada's largest research and teaching hospital, we are committed to transforming the lives of those living with disorders of the brain, eye and spine through excellence in research, patient-facing care, innovation and education.

Learn more in KBI's 2024 Strategic Plan, Your Brain. Our Purpose.


Our Stories

Canadian first: new device can track patient's brain activity
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Doctor treats facial pain that feels 'like a lightning bolt'
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Mozart can reduce seizure frequency in people with epilepsy
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Our Public Education Events

Alzheimer's: Why Haven't We Solved It Yet?
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Science in the 6ix

Is My Stress Your Stress?
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International Day of Women & Girls in Science
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