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March 8, 2021
9:00-10:30 am PST
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 three renowned speakers who will discuss pertinent topics related to sex hormones, metabolic regulation and women's health. Dr. Elizabeth Rideout and Dr. Yvonne Lamers will chair the event and facilitate conversation.
Dr. Susan Howlett, Dalhousie University
Impact of Sex Steroid Hormones on the Heart
Dr. Julia Sacher, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
|Brains in transition: How Sex Hormones and Body fat shape the Journey|
|Dr. Sharon Ladyman, University of Otago, New Zealand||Hormone-induced Adaptations in Body Weight during Pregnancy: Short-term and Long-term Implications|
9:05-9:30—Dr. Susan Howlett (20 min presentation + 5 min Q&A)
9:30-9:55—Dr. Julia Sacher
9:55-10:20—Dr. Sharon Ladyman
10:20-10:30—Open Q&A + Closing remarks
Individual Event Cost
General Public: $15
*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.