3rd Annual BRC Research and Poster Day
December 16, 2014

Life Sciences Research Institute (LSRI)
1348 Summer Street, Halifax, NS


Opening remarks
(3rd floor theatre, North Tower, LSRI)
1 p.m. - Dr. Vic Rafuse, Director, BRC
1:10 p.m. - Joachim Stroink, MLA, Halifax-Chebucto; Chair, Economic Development Standing Committee Group
1:20 p.m. - Dr. Tom Marrie, Dean of Medicine, Dalhousie Medical School

Presentations/discussions (3rd floor theatre, North Tower LSRI)
1:30 p.m. - Aging, Dr. Kenneth Rockwood
1:45 p.m. - Stroke, Dr. George Robertson
2:00 p.m. - Epilepsy, Dr. Bernard Pohlmann-Eden & Dr. Alon Friedman 
2:15 p.m. - Break
2:30 p.m. - Neurodegenerative Disorders, Dr. Vic Rafuse & Dr. Sultan Darvesh
2:45 p.m. - Dementia Strategy, Dr. Melissa Andrew
3:00 p.m. - Vision/Glaucoma, Dr. Bill Baldridge & Dr. Balwantray Chauhan
3:15 p.m. - Break
3:30 p.m. - Neurodevelopment, Dr. Tara Perrot
3:45 p.m. - Brain Injury Transition House, Ken Nason & Peter Covert
4:00 p.m. - Multiple sclerosis, Dr. John Fisk

Poster session and buffet (LSRI atrium)
4 to 7 p.m. - Poster session, with gratitude to our judges: Dr. Phil Nickerson, Dr. Saranyan Pillai, Dr. David Hopkins and Dr. Kazue Sembe
5:30 to 7 p.m. - Buffet

Keynote address
(3rd floor theatre, North Tower, LSRI)
7 to 8 p.m. - Dr. Donald Stuss, President & Scientific Director, Ontario Brain Institute

Awards and closing
8 to 8:30 p.m. - poster prize* presentations and closing remarks

*Poster presenters, please note that you must attend the day’s events to qualify for prizes.
















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