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Free talk at Canadian Museum of Nature on Old Drugs, New Uses - #TalkBrain
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July 26, 2018

Discover how low doses of some familiar medications can serve as new treatments for certain medical issues with Dr. Pierre Blier and Dr. Erick Sell. This is part of a series called Talk Brain, presented by the Canadian Museum of Nature and the Ontario Brain Institute. The discussion will address the use of anesthetic agent ketamine that is being used at a very low dose to treat depression and the use of cannabis to treat epileptic seizures. Dr. Blier has received several awards for outstanding contributions to psychopharmacology including the Canada Research Chair in Psychopharmacology from the Government of Canada. Dr. Sell is the Director of the Angelman Syndrome Clinic at CHEO and attends to pediatric patients with refractory epilepsy. Cost: Free but registration required: https://bit.ly/2s6xJfU -- Time: 7 pm. **We recommend you arrive early and visit our special exhibition, Brain: The Inside Story ($10). Address: 240 McLeod St., Ottawa.


More info: https://nature.ca/en/plan-your-visit/what-see-do/whats/old-drugs-new-uses




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