Women’s Brain Health Conference

Women's Brain Health Conference—Symposium 5: Reproductive Cycle Effects on Brain and Cardiac Health

April 23, 2021, 9:00 am to 10:30 am

9:00-10:30 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 three renowned speakers who will discuss pertinent topics related to women's health including menstrual cycles, pregnancy, brain health and more.

Speakers Talk Title

Dr. Emily Jacobs, University of California, Santa Barbara 

Functional Reorganization of Brain Networks across the Human Menstrual Cycle 

Dr. Sandra Davidge, University of Alberta 

Impact of Pregnancy Complications on Maternal and Offspring Cardiovascular Health 

Dr. Liisa Galea, University of British Columbia  Long term Implications of Pregnancy on Brain Health


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

9:30-9:55—Dr. Sandra Davidge

9:55-10:20—Dr. Liisa Galea

10:20-10:30—Open Q&A + Closing remarks

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. 

  • Women’s Brain Health Conference
  • brain health
  • cardiovascular health
  • pregnancy
  • reproduction
  • reproduction cycle

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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