SK MS Office Team Member Among 2020-2021 endMS SPRINTers

Cole Libner, University of Saskatchewan student and team member in the Office of the Saskatchewan MS Clinical Research Chair, is among the successful applicants for the endMS Scholar Program for Researchers IN Training (SPRINT).

Each year the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada hosts #endMS SPRINT, A national training program aimed to enhance knowledge and skills related to MS research among trainees and increase opportunities to conduct MS research in Canada.

SPRINT is designed for the elite MS trainee with an interest in enhancing knowledge and skill in MS research, taking part in interdisciplinary, collaborative research and establishing valuable connections among peers in the field. SPRINT is intended to be pursued as a supplement to the research conducted by the trainees at their institutions.

Trainees accepted in the program participate in two consecutive annual endMS Summer Schools and career development sessions as well as in active learning components that are pursued throughout the academic year (such as an interdisciplinary learning project, and mentorship. The goal of the interdisciplinary learning projects is to provide trainees with the unique opportunity to expand their areas of research interest in a structured program under the supervision of a SPRINT mentor and in collaboration with two co-trainees from different disciplines.

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