Presented by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and its Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health
OTTAWA, Sept. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Join us for a talk focused on the latest developments in children's health - from reproductive to child, youth and mental health research in Canada. Click here for a sneak peak of the upcoming Health talk.
WHERE: Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre, 30 Carlton Street, Toronto, ON
WHEN: Friday, October 25th, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
WHO: For health and science reporters
|Topics to be covered include:|
|9:20 a.m.:|| What's next for reproductive, child and youth health research in Canada?
Dr. Shoo Lee, Scientific Director CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health
|10:00 a.m.:|| Promoting mental health in people with Autism
Dr. Jonathan Weiss, York University
|10:40 a.m.:|| The impacts of cyber bullying on today's youth
Dr. John Leblanc, Dalhousie University
|11:20 a.m.:|| Healthy, Active, and Safe: Challenges and Opportunities in Child Injury Prevention
Dr. Alison Macpherson, York University
|1:00 p.m.:|| Preventing obesity in the early years of life
Dr. Kristi Adamo, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute
|1:40 p.m.:|| The impacts of the environment on reproduction?
Dr. William Fraser, Université de Montréal
|2:40 p.m.:|| Linking the exposure to pesticides to behavioural problems in young children
Dr. Maryse Bouchard, Université de Montréal
Register soon as space is limited.
The talks are free, but participants are responsible for their
own travel and accommodation costs.
Sessions will be held in English only.
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is the Government of Canada's health research investment agency. CIHR's mission is to create new scientific knowledge and to enable its translation into improved health, more effective health services and products, and a strengthened health care system for Canadians. Composed of 13 Institutes, CIHR provides leadership and support to more than 14,100 health researchers and trainees across Canada
SOURCE: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
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CIHR Media Relations Tel: 613- 941-4563