Guest speaker: Dr. Ted Dinan

12:00pm-1:00pm, Jun 27, 2016

Rudy North Lecture Theatre, Lower Level, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver

Host: Dr. Lakshmi Yatham

Speaker: Dr. Ted Dinan, MD, PhD, FRCPsych, FACP; Professor of Psychiatry, University College Cork (Ireland)

Title: Brain-gut-microbiota axis: A novel target for psychiatric intervention

Learning objectives:

  • Provide an understanding of how gut microbes play a key role in regulating stress responses
  • Examine the gut microbiota in conditions such as depression and autism
  • Explore the role of Psychobiotics in treating stress related disorders


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Join us in celebration as we commemorate 20 years of neuroscience research and brain health discovery at the University of British Columbia.

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4:00pm-5:00pm, Mar 14, 2017

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1:00pm-2:00pm, Feb 2, 2017

A new physician-engagement initiative is coming to UBC Hospital and the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health.

7:30pm-10:00pm, Jan 24, 2017

Presented by UBC Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, and Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, in partnership with alumni UBC

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