BRC researchers are exploring complex connections in the brain and spinal cord, and how they enable us to see, learn, remember, move, and adapt.
Our scientists and clinicians are developing new therapies designed to prevent, minimize and reverse neurological damage caused by injury and disease.
A mini-symposium on epilepsy research
Learn about the latest developments in epilepsy research from top researchers in the field. Dalhousie Medical School and Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation present Brainpower: A mini-symposium on epilepsy research, from treatment to prevention.
When: Monday, November 3, 2014,
9 a.m. to 12 noon
Where: Life Sciences Research Institute, 1344 Summer Street
MS Society Education Session
MS Society hosts an evening of education
The HRM Chapter of the MS Society of Canada is hosting an special education session on Wednesday, October 22 at the NSCC Waterfront Campus (across from the Dartmouth General Hospital). The session is free of charge and runs from 7 to 9 p.m.
Pharmacist Joel Dauphinee will discuss emotional changes and multiple sclerosis from a pharmacist's perspective. Joel is a graduate from Dalhousie University and currently pharmacy manager at the Windsor Sobeys Pharmacy.
Podiatrist Dr. Jeremy Lewis will talk about how people with MS can maintain healthy, happy feet. Dr. Lewis is a member of the Nova Scotia Podiatry Association. He operates clinics in Halifax and Dartmouth that provide comprehensive foot care, including custom orthotics, diabetic foot care, and corrective nail surgery.
Refreshments will be provided by Aramark Caterers.
Other MS Society news:
There will be a night of comedy at The Foggy Goggle, 1667 Argyle St., Halifax, with comedian Bob LaBrecque in support of the MS Society Atlantic Division November 17, 2014. Learn more.
3rd Annual BRC Research Day
Mark your calendars for
The Brain Repair Centre will host its 3rd Annual Research and Poster Day on Tuesday, December 16.
Mark your calendars and stay tuned for information about this year's program in the weeks ahead. The event will take place at the Life Sciences Research Institute, North Tower.
This group examines a broad swath of research in cognitive and motor training and rehabilitation, drawn from journals in the areas of psychology, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and motor control.
Next meeting: Monday, November 3, 4:30 p.m., upstairs Grad House Pub, LeMarchant Street
Access paper: Acute exercise facilitates brain function and cognition in children who need it most