Winnipeg Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience

  Brain Awareness Week April 8-9, 2009

We gratefully acknowledge the support of these sponsors and participating organizations:
Manitoba Institute of child Health,
a division of The Children's Hospital Foundation
Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Association of Canada

Public Lecture, April 8
Dr. SakkuBai Naidu
"Rett syndrome: Increased recognition of a novel brain disorder in girls."
Dr. SakkuBai Naidu, MD. Director of the Rett Syndrome Research Project at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Professor in the Department of Neurology and Pediatrics at John Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD.

Manitoba Institute of Child Health

Non-profit participation:
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Assoc. Canada.

Student Research Presentations:
Leilanie Hall Nicole Poritsanos Kevin Power Parvez Vora Wenjun Zhu

Research Seminar, April 9
"MeCP2 mutations and neuronal dysfunction"

Poster presentations and reception April 9
WCSN President Dr. Emma Frost and
Dr. SakkuBai Naidu
Poster presentations and reception.

WCSfN webmaster: www (at)
Posted April 22, 2009.