Welcome

We are a registered Canadian charity with a mission to accelerate neuroscience for brains at their best.

Welcome

We are a registered Canadian charity with a mission to accelerate neuroscience for brains at their best.

Our Story

Branch Out’s story begins with a young woman and her Olympic-sized dream. Read more about our founder and how Branch Out came to be.

Our Mission As A Foundation

The Branch Out Neurological Foundation is a Canadian charity founded and based in Calgary, Alberta. We accelerate tech solutions and alternative approaches to neurological disorders, including research projects focused on Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Autism, Depression, Multiple Sclerosis, Concussion, and Epilepsy. Through our grant program, we provide funding for researchers across Canada.

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Our Team is Rad

We’re community-driven at heart, and our small but mighty team works behind the scenes to make big things happen. We are accelerating neuroscience for brains at their best.

What We Do

Our Studies

The NeuroCam Model

Our Funded Projects

Our News

The Bike Tour

The Branch Out Bike Tour is an extraordinary annual event, playing a pivotal role in raising over 3M in Donations for the Branch Out Foundation. 

With more than 300 riders of all levels, over 50 dedicated volunteers, and support from 30+ sponsors, it’s a weekend like no other.

Date: June 13 – 15, 2025
Location: Panorama Mountain Resort, 2000 Panorama Dr, Panorama, BC

Gallery

Check out our gallery photos from past events and celebrations in the Branch Out Community!

FAQ

We are accelerating bold solutions in neuroscience research. We’re community-driven at heart, and our small but mighty team works behind the scenes to make big things happen.

Branch Out’s story begins with a young girl and her Olympic-sized dream.

Crystal Phillips, from Beaumont Alberta, grew up as a competitive speed skater. She quickly accelerated in the sport and moved to Calgary to begin training with the Canadian national team.

However, Crystal’s life took an unexpected turn when she woke up one day with no feeling from her chest to her toes.

You can view the timeline and our story here : 

Branch Out Foundation – Our Story

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