CIFAR Discretionary Grant

Research must to be effectively presented and made accessible to policy makers to be impactful


CIFAR hosted a symposium on February 6, 2014 called From Cell to Society: A world where children can succeed. Through three panels, CIFAR presented research results from their programs, and celebrated the life and work of Dr. Clyde Hertzman. The conference was well attended by policymakers, practitioners, and foundation and community leaders. Presentations from the symposium remain accessible via webcast.

Grant Outputs

From Cell to Society: Conference –

Videos from CIFAR’s From Cell to Society symposium on the following themes: The brain on stress: How the social environment gets “under the skin” by Bruce McEwen, The Rockefeller University; Gene-environment interplay: biological embedding of experience by the CIFAR Weston Fellow and Co-Director Marla Sokolowski, University of Toronto; Heterogeneity of experiences and of their effects: Do they matter? by the CIFAR Advisory Committee Chair Sir Michael Rutter, King’s College London.

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