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2016-Feb-04

Manitoba Neuroscience Network - 6th Scientific Meeting, June 15, 2016

Manitoba Neuroscience Network

6th Scientific Meeting
June 15, 2016


The 2016 MNN Annual Scientific Meeting will be on JUNE 15, 2016.

DATE: June 15, 2016
LOCATION: St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre
THEME: Dementia and more
DETAILS: http://www.sbrc.ca/mnn2016 (program, registration, abstract submission and more)
MEETING CHAIR: Dr. Ben Albensi
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Sam Gandy, Mount Sinai Endowed Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research (http://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/samuel-e-gandy)
CONFIRMED SPONSORS: Research Manitoba, Health Sciences Centre, HSC Foundation, University of Manitoba Faculties and Departments, St. Boniface Hospital

Since 2010, the Manitoba Neuroscience Network (MNN) has held several scientific meetings consisting of neuroscience faculty and trainees. These gatherings have been received with tremendous enthusiasm, attracting around 150 attendees each year. We are pleased to build on this success by holding a sixth scientific meeting in 2016.

The 2016 meeting content will center on dementia. There will be participation by Manitoba principal investigators and an invited speaker. There will also be a poster competition for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to showcase the research done in neuroscience labs in the region.

Please register for the event and maximize your awareness of the research quality and opportunities in your community in an atmosphere designed to encourage social interaction.

The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to May 20th, 2016. Please follow the link (http://www.sbrc.ca/mnn2016) to view the program, register and submit an abstract.

Thank you and see you there.

Chris Anderson
MNN Networking Director

Benedict Albensi
Chair of the 2016 MNN Scientific Meeting
Manitoba Dementia Research Chair

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