Winnipeg Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience

  Brain Awareness Week May 16, 2007

We gratefully acknowledge the support of these sponsors and participating organizations:

St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Alzheimers Society of Manitoba
Centre on Aging, University of Manitoba
Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders
Manitoba Epilepsy Association, Inc
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba
Huntington Society of Canada

Research Seminar and Poster Presentations
Dr. Catterall's research seminar entitled:
"Calcium Channels and Synaptic Plasticity"
Paul Fernyhough (left) (president WCSN), Qi Zhang, Juliet Packiasamy,
Dr. William Catterall (WCSN guest speaker)
Poster presentations in the University of Manitoba Brodie Centre
Demonstration by Dr. Tony Szturm entitled: "Interactive therapeutic exercise demonstration using video games and biofeedback to rehabilitate sitting and standing balance in spinal cord injured patients". Students: C. Yaduvanshi and P. Maharjan

Poster presentations by Qi Zhang and Juliet Packiasamy Dr. Jun Liu presenting his poster to Dr. Catterall.

Public Lecture and Exhibits
Public lecture by Dr. Catterall entitled: "Electrical Signaling in the Brain: Ion Channels, Epilepsy and More".
Centre on Aging - Catherine Jacob
St Boniface Hospital & Research Foundation
Heart and Stroke Foundation - Don Krack
Alzheimer Society of Manitoba

Manitoba Epilepsy Association
Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders
Huntington Society of Canada

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Posted June 20, 2007.