Save Your Mind

Seven Rules to Avoid Dementia

This practical book, from an eminent, award-winning neurologist, shows readers how to prevent dementia by following seven basic rules. Readers will learn how to build a brain bank to shield them from the brain damage that can be caused by stroke.

Antoine Hakim

Dr. Antoine Hakim, until recently Director of Neuroscience Research at Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and CEO & Scientific Director of the Canadian Stroke Network, draws on 40 years of neurology practice for Save Your Mind.

Dr. Hakim first trained as a chemical engineer in Alberta. He then earned a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MD at Albany Medical in New York. He completed his neurology residency at the Montreal Neurological Institute and later became a professor at McGill University. He came to Ottawa in 1999. In 2007, Dr. Hakim was named an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 2013, he was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

Dr. Hakim has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award.

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  • Bestseller list and #1 on in Alzheimer’s Disease category
  • Dr. Antoine Hakim honoured as Everyday Hero on Global News
  • Dr. Hakim spoke at uOttawa event Forum for Dialogue: hosted by Jeopardy host Alex Trebek: