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Innovations in Mental Health Series – Brain Health in Late Life

MaRS Discovery District

Monday, November 4, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)

Toronto, Canada

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    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.

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MaRS Discovery District
101 College St.
Toronto, M5G 1L7

Monday, November 4, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)

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MaRS Discovery District

MaRS ( 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.

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