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Upcoming Conferences & Meetings

Non-Invasive Delivery of Macromolecules Conference 2017  

Event Dates: February 21–24, 2017

Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA
This conference brings together experts in the fields of oral, transdermal, nasal, pulmonary,  blood-brain barrier, and ocular delivery to discuss challenges and solutions required for successful development of clinical products in an open and creative forum for academic and industrial scientists. 
Please join us to discuss challenges and novel approaches for the delivery of therapeutics, including to the central nervous system.

Featuring 20 headline speakers including: Samir Mitragoti, UC Santa Barbara; Claus-Michael Lehr, Helmholtz Institute - Saarland; Mark Prausnitz, Georgia Institute of Technology; Tejal Desai, UCSF School of Pharmacy; David Brayden, University College Dublin; and Julien Meissonier, Catalent. 

Contact Dr. Isabelle Aubert:isabelle.aubert@sri.utoronto.ca
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Website: http://www.zingconferences.com/conferences/non-invasive-2017/

BrainHack Global Toronto  

Event Dates: March 2-4,2017

CAMH Queen Street Site (100 Stokes Street, Toronto)

You’re invited to BrainHack Global Toronto March 2-4, 2017 - Advances and Challenges in Neuroscience Data Integration (multi-centre, multi-modal, & multi-species). This three day event, supported by the Ontario Brain Institute will bring together local scientists and trainees in neuroimaging from institutions across the region. 

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Students' Alzheimer's Alliance at U of T -- Annual Conference  

Event Date: March 13, 2017, 5:30 - 9:00 PM

Medical Sciences Building, 
University of Toronto

Student's Alzheimer's Alliance at U of T (SAAUT) presents our fourth annual conference! This year's annual conference will focus on improving patient-reported outcomes in elderly care and dementia. Featured speakers will be announced on Mondays as part of our Mindful Monday series, so stay tuned! www.facebook.com/saautoronto

•          A panel discussion will take place with speakers towards the end of the conference
•          Light dinner will be provided for attendees.
•          Seating is limited; please RSVP in advance: https://goo.gl/forms/B8UY3SXDRAUeGie62 (should take less than 3 minutes of your time.
•          The conference will take place on Monday, March 13, 2017 from 5:30 - 9:00 PM
•          The conference will take place in the Medical Sciences Building (1 King's College Circle, Room 2170).
•          Entrance fee: Free.

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Website: www.saaut.org

27th annual Rotman Research Institute Neural Dynamics and Brain Health Conference and Workshop  

Event Dates: March 20-22, 2017

Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Main floor

The 27th annual Rotman Research Institute conference will present cutting-edge research on basic neural mechanisms informed by structural and functional neuroimaging. This year's broad theme discusses healthy and impaired brain function across the lifespan and features research on several disorders that affect the lives and well-being of millions of people within Canada and worldwide.

Email: conference@baycrest.org
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International Astrocyte School  

Event Dates: March 26 – April 1, 2017

Bertinoro, Italy

We would like to remind you that the the deadline for applications for the International Astrocyte School has been extended until Monday, 16 January 2017.

The School is aimed at all those who are attracted by the most intriguing hypotheses on the role of astrocytes in brain function and wish to learn how to best approach these problems. Now in its seventh edition, the School continues to focus on disseminating state-of-the-art knowledge and is especially targeted at young scientists beginning their careers in this field. Senior scientists wishing to refresh their glial background are also encouraged to apply.

In 2017, in Bertinoro (Italy), top-level researchers and 35 selected students will come together for an intense one-week course, with particular emphasis on Gliotransmission in health and disease. Additional information is available through the School's website below.

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SickKids Centre for Brain & Mental Health's Annual Brain and Mental Health Day Conference: 10 Years of Brain & Mental Health Integration at SickKids

Event Date: April 5, 2017

Robert B. Salter Auditorium, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning (686 Bay Street, Toronto ON)

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SickKids Neurosciences & Mental Health, The Centre for Brain& Mental Health and The Centre for Global Child Health mini-symposium: In-utero exposures - trajectories of brain development

Event Date: April 18, 2017, 9:00 am – 12:30pm

Robert Salter Auditorium (2nd floor), 686 Bay Street, The Hospital for Sick Children

Speakers: Dr. Guo-Li Ming, PhD, Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience,Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; and Director of Human Stem Cells and Education, Institute for Cell Engineering, Johns Hopkins University; Dr. Shaun Morris, MD, MPH, Clinical Scientist, Infectious Diseases, The Hospital for Sick Children; Scientist and Principal Investigator, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health; Dr. John Sled, PhD, MEng, Senior Scientist, Physiology &Experimental Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children; Dr. Freda Miller, PhD,Senior Scientist, Neurosciences & Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children; Dr. Mike Seed, MD, Staff Cardiologist and Radiologist; and Associate Scientist, Physiology and Experimental Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children

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Website: http://www.cvent.com/d/xvq6sd

2017 CPIN Research Day and Current Trends in Neurorehabilitation symposium

Event Date: May 1, 2017

Medical Sciences Building, University of Toronto


19th Rehabilitation Research Colloquium  

Event Date: May 26, 2017

Biosciences Complex, Queen’s University

The 19th Rehabilitation Research Colloquium will be held at the School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen's University, Kingston. This year we are pleased to have the colloquium during Queen’s School of Rehabilitation Therapy’s 50th anniversary celebrations. In collaboration with the 50th Anniversary planning committee, we are fortunate to have Dr. Mary Forhan (University of Alberta, School of Rehabilitation Medicine) as our keynote speaker. Graduate students (MSc, PhD and Post Doc) are encourage to send in abstracts and plan to attend. Attached is our call for abstracts. We appreciate if you could circulate it to your students as well as paste on notice boards.Please direct any further question to rehabsci@queensu.ca.

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