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Brain Awareness Week 2011

Dr. Jack Antel, MD

Neurologist - Clinical Research Unit
Montreal Neurological Institute & Hospital

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Public Lecture

"Progress in Multiple Sclerosis Research: Preventing the Damage and Promoting Repair"

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011
7:00 - 8:00 PM
Samuel Cohen Auditorium
St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre
351 Tache Avenue

Coffee Reception

8:00 - 8:30 PM
Atrium - Main Level
St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre
351 Tache Avenue

Research Lecture

"Mechanisms of Tissue Injury and Repair in Multiple Sclerosis"


Thursday, March 17th, 2011
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Theatre B
Basic Medical Sciences Bldg.
University of Manitoba

Coffee Reception

2:00 - 2:30 PM
J.A. Hildes Concourse
Basic Medical Sciences Bldg.
University of Manitoba


BIOSKETCH: Dr. Jack Antel is a clinical neurologist who coordinates the multiple sclerosis research and treatment programme at the Montreal Neurological Institute. He is a Professor at McGill University where he has served as Chairman of the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery. He served as the director of the Canadian Institute of Health Research supported training programme in Neuro-inflammation. Dr. Antel served as Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada from January 2004 - 2007 and is now the Scientific Director of the endMS Research and Training Network of the Canadian MS Society. Dr. Antel was the recipient of the 2005 Dystel Award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the American Academy of Neurology. Prior to his work at McGill, Dr. Antel was Professor of Neurology at the University of Chicago. His interests include interactions between the immune and central nervous systems and mechanisms of tissue repair as applied to multiple sclerosis.

All Are Welcome to Attend - Free Admission
For more information, please contact the WCSfN Adminstration Office.

See the poster for this event. (86 KB PDF)

Brain Awareness Week is an international Society for Neuroscience event, and is coordinated locally by the Winnipeg Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience.