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Neuroscience & Mental Health Meeting

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webconference by Zoom

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The Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute (NMHI) is pleased to partner with DiscoveryLab and Campus Alberta Neuroscience to offer a web conference highlighting innovations and entrepreneurship in neuroscience and mental health.

The event is free and includes two sessions:

10am-1pm DiscoveryLab offers an forum for academics, start-ups and SMEs to explore opportunities to commercialize new technologies and develop their plans to launch new products and services. Anyone can pitch their plan in private to a panel of legal, business, marketing, financial and investment experts who give independent feedback. This portion of the conference is only open to those who have registered to pitch.

1. Alireza Bahramian, ofbrains
2. Simba Nyazika, Lenica Research Group
3. Tony (Muhammad) Yousefnezhad, Easy fMRI and Easy Data
4. Abdullah Choudhry, 99bits
5. John Ralston, Protxx
6. Keith Fenrich, Research Associate, University of Alberta
7. Rashid Mirzavand, Research Associate, University of Alberta
8. Rebeca Ávila, Student, University of Alberta
9. Eileen Santos, PhD Student, University of Alberta

1pm-3pm Innovations & Insights features talks by neuroscience and mental health researchers who have used their expertise to develop innovations to improve lives. Speakers will discuss their therapeutic and technical innovations, as well as lessons learned along the way. Followed by Q&A and discussion.

1. Vincent Agyapong: Supportive Text Message Interventions in Mental Health
2. Simonetta Sipione: Gangliosides for Huntington Disease and Beyond
3. Karim Fouad: FAIR Research in Spinal Cord Injury by Creating an Open Data Depository
4. Katherine Aitchison: Digital Health Technologies for Pharmacogenomics
5. Doug Zochodne, Ming Chan, Christine Webber: Peripheral Nerves: the Gaps and Opportunities
6. Vivian Mushahwar: Translation of Medical Devices to End Users

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To qualify for a pitching slot a 1-2 page non-confidential business summary (PDF) sent to csmither@ualberta.ca is required. Your business summary will be shared with our experts.

An evaluation of the pitch and comments will be given to you and the advisors and investors following your pitch.

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