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Old Drugs, New Uses

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Talk Brain

  • Event – Presentation
  • In English with simultaneous translation in French

Discover how low doses of some familiar medications can serve as new treatments for certain medical issues with Dr. Pierre Blier and Dr. Erick Sell.

The discussion will address the use of anesthetic agent ketamine that is being used at a very low dose to treat depression and the use of cannabis to treat epileptic seizures.

Dr. Blier has received several awards for outstanding contributions to psychopharmacology including the Canada Research Chair in Psychopharmacology from the Government of Canada.

Dr. Sell is the Director of the Angelman Syndrome Clinic at CHEO and attends to pediatric patients with refractory epilepsy.

Cost: free
Reserve now.

#TalkBrain Series

Join us for a stimulating and important series of evening talks on brain health and wellness presented by the Ontario Brain Institute and the Canadian Museum of Nature.

This series is geared towards adults.
Reservations are recommended.

Upcoming

Estrogen and the Brain
August 16

In English
Simultaneous translation in French will be provided throughout the presentation. Please bring your cellphone and headphones.

Schedule

Thursday, July 26

7 pm – 8 pm