Women's Brain Health Conference—Hot Topics Symposium

May 17, 2021, 9:00 am to 10:45 am

9:00-10:45 am PDT

This symposium is part of our Women's Brain Health Virtual Conference Series, which brings attention to the brain health issues women face and encourages the medical, scientific and commercial communities to address them. In this session, we will hear from four renowned speakers who will discuss current hot topics related to womens health. 

Speaker Talk Title
Dr. Karyn M. Frick, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Estrogens and Memory: Translating Basic Research into Therapies for Memory Dysfunction and Menopause
Dr. Laura Been, Ph.D., Haverford College The Role of Postpartum Estrogen Withdrawal in Neuroplasticity and Anxiety
Dr. Robert-Paul Juster, Ph.D., Université de Montréal

Integrating Intersectionality in the Allostatic Load Model

Dr. Nafissa Ismail., Ph.D., Université de Ottawa

The Brain and The Pill



9:05-9:30—Dr. Karyn Frick (20 min presentation + 5 min Q&A)

9:30-9:55—Dr. Laura Been

9:55-10:20—Dr. Robert-Paul Juster

10:20-10:45—Dr. Nafissa Ismail

Individual Event Cost

General Public: $15

Students: $10

We offer you the option of registering for individual events or signing up for the entire series. Click here to learn more about the conference, or register for this event below. 

Individual Event Registration

*If you registered for the Women's Brain Health Conference before April 2020 you will automatically be given access to this event at no additional charge. However, we ask that you sign up if you'd like to attend so we can send meeting details only to those interested in joining. When registering, please use the discount code provided to you by email on Sep 3. 

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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