Innovations in Mental Health Series – Brain Health in Late Life
Monday, November 4, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)
Brain Health in Late Life: Promising Approaches for Challenging Illnesses
Dementia. Alzheimer’s. Depression. Schizophrenia. As our population ages, chronic mental health conditions are challenging older adults, their families and the medical community.
Join us on November 4 for the third in the Innovations in Mental Health series presented by CAMH and MaRS Discovery District. This interactive evening will feature Dr. Catherine Zahn, President and CEO of CAMH, and Dr. Ilse Treurnicht, CEO, MaRS Discovery District, in conversation with a panel of experts at the forefront of pioneering geriatric research and treatment.
Learn about non-invasive approaches to help relieve depression, alleviate mild dementia and improve brain function for older adults. MaRS startup companies will be present to demonstrate innovative technologies being developed to address challenges in mental health.
Date: Monday, November 4, 2013
- 5:30 pm Reception
- 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Presentation
MaRS Discovery District Auditorium
101 College Street, Toronto
- Dr. Daniel Blumberger, Clinician Scientist, Brain Stimulation and Geriatric Mental Health, Head of Late-Life Mood Disorders Clinic, CAMH
- Dr. Tarek Rajji, Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry, CAMH
- Dr. Angela Golas, Chief Medical Resident, CAMH
This event is free of charge but RSVP is required.
When & Where
MaRS Discovery District, Social Innovation Generation & Ashoka Canada present
MaRS (www.marsdd.com) is a large scale, mission driven innovation centre located in Toronto and networked across Ontario, focused on building Canada’s next generation of technology companies.
MaRS works closely with entrepreneurs to grow and scale their ventures into global market leaders in life sciences and health care, information, communications and entertainment technologies, cleantech, advanced materials and engineering, as well as innovative social purpose businesses.
Social Innovation Generation (SiG) (www.sigeneration.ca) is a collaborative partnership founded by The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, the University of Waterloo, the MaRS Discovery District, and the PLAN Institute. Our ultimate goal is to support whole system change through changing the broader economic, cultural and policy context in Canada to allow social innovations to flourish.
Ashoka (canada.ashoka.org) is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs – individuals with system-changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Ashoka is redefining the global citizen sector by creating a system of collaborative entrepreneurship. Connecting the work of individual social entrepreneurs to business, academic and public sector partners, they create a network effect driving the sector forward and developing new solutions to global problems.