How to Build a Brain: Brain Development, Addiction and Mental Health

November 2, 2016

This free workshop will discuss the impact of early childhood experiences on the developing brain. Dr. Nicole Sherren is the Scientific Director of the Palix Foundation and a Program Officer with the Alberta Family Wellness Initiative. Her research focus includes experience-based brain development, neurodevelopmental disorders, and brain plasticity.

Presented by: Dr. Nicole Sherren
Dr. Sherren is the Scientific Director of the Palix Foundation and a Program Officer with the Alberta Family Wellness Initiative. She has a PhD in Neuroscience from Carleton University and lends her expertise to a number of working committees and community projects across Alberta and serves as a board member for Calgary Alpha House Society.

Seating is limited. Contact Michelle Pollard at: pollardm@macewan.ca to register.


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Event Details

Date November 2, 2016
Start Time 1:00 p.m.
End Time 3:30 p.m.
Location Robbins Health Learning Centre, 10910 - 104 Avenue
Room 9-323 (Kule Theatre)
City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
Event Type Lecture/speaker/presentation
Contact Person Michelle Pollard
Contact Phone 780-497-5325
Contact Email pollardm@macewan.ca