Women's Brain Health Conference—Symposium 1: Middle Age, Menopause and Health

October 26, 2020, 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 pertinent topics related to middle age, menopause and women's health. Dr. Karyn Frick will chair the event and facilitate conversation.

Speaker Talk Title
Dr. Gillian Einstein, University of Toronto  The Many Menopauses and Oophorectomy in Middle-aged Women: Are the Changes Early Brain Aging? 
Dr. Farida Sohrabji, Texas A&M University  Menopause, Hormone Therapy, and Stroke: Lessons Learned from Middle-aged Female Rats 
Dr. C. Neill Epperson, University of Colorado  Not Your Mother’s Menopause: What You Can Do to Promote Mid-Life Health 
Dr. Kejal Kantarci, Mayo Clinic Hormonal influences on Alzheimer’s Disease risk in women 


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

9:30-9:55—Dr. Farida Sohrabji

9:55-10:20—Dr. Neill Epperson

10:20-10:45—Dr. Kejal Kantarci

10:45—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. 

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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