Discover Robarts Community Presentation Series

Explore exciting new breakthroughs in medical research;
Uncover the mysteries of the human body;
Look towards a healthier future;
Discover Robarts.

Community members have the unique opportunity to learn about the Robarts Research Institute this spring as the fifth instalment of the Discover Robarts Community Presentation Series begins Wednesday, February 6, 2019.

Attendees will get an inside look at the fascinating and world-renowned medical research taking place in their own backyard. Each presentation features a group of scientists and overviews their research on an accessible and relatable level. Register to get an up-close look at how scientists at Robarts Research Institute are answering questions that will have an impact on some of today’s most devastating diseases.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Alzheimer’s Disease 
Presented by: Rob Bartha, PhD, Jane Rylett, PhD, and Stephen Pasternak, MD, PhD
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Registration closes on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Register early as space is limited.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
It’s not just Alzheimer’s Disease: Frontotemporal Dementia and Parkinson’s Disease
Presented by: Stephen Pasternak, MD, PhD, Elizabeth Finger, MD, and Penny MacDonald, MD, PhD, FRCP(C)
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Registration closes on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Register early as space is limited.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
New Directions for Treating Heart Disease
Presented by: Geoff Pickering, MD, PhD, Bob McKelvie, MD, PhD and Rob Hegele, MD
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Registration closes on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Register early as space is limited.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Stem Cells
Presented by: David Hess, PhD, Lauren Flynn, PhD, and Samuel Asfaha, MD, PhD, FRCP(C)
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Registration closes on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Register early as space is limited.

All of the presentations take place in the Fisher Conference Room at Robarts Research Institute beginning at 7:00 p.m. sharp. Arrive early for a coffee/tea reception and a chance to meet the research panel before they begin their talk.

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