Season 2: Your Complex Brain

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Podcast continues to shine a light on groundbreaking brain research from UHN.

On March 21, 2023, Season 2 of the Krembil Brain Institute’s podcast Your Complex Brain was launched.

Hosted by Heather Sherman, Manager of Communications for the Krembil Brain Institute, this educational podcast is geared towards a general audience and is freely available on all major podcast platforms, including Apple PodcastsSpotify and Google Podcasts. New episodes will air every other Tuesday.

Listeners will enjoy in-depth interviews with leading neuroscientists and clinicians from the Krembil Brain Institute, as well as moving personal accounts of brain injury, disease and recovery from patients and dedicated care teams.

The podcast will also shine a light on some of the Institute’s talented trainees and its collaborations with national and international researchers and advocacy organizations that enable world-class discoveries and clinical innovations.

Season 2 will explore a wide range of brain-related topics, including:
● a new theory of Alzheimer disease;
● how the brain responds to pain;
● how gender affects the diagnosis of brain disease; and
● the future of deep brain stimulation

To learn more, watch the Season 2 trailer here.

“This podcast is such a great way to connect with our community partners and members of the public, to let them know about the amazing science happening at the Krembil Brain Institute, and what makes us a world leader in brain research and care,” says Krembil Director Dr. Jaideep Bains.

With more than 14,000 downloads for its first season, Your Complex Brain was a finalist for the Canadian Online Publishing Awards 2022 Best Podcast award.

The Krembil Brain Institute is home to one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive teams of scientists and clinicians dedicated to developing treatments for diseases of the brain and spine. This podcast celebrates the work of this exceptional multidisciplinary team and breaks down barriers between scientists and the public.

For more information about the podcast, visit