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Icon of the event The Biology of Bloodthirsty Disease Vectors
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Diseases spread by mosquitoes and ticks infect over half a billion people and kill some two million every year globally. Professor Jean-Paul Paluzzi discusses the biology of these blood-feeders and how we can use it against t...

Icon of the event Can We Go Beyond Treating the Symptoms of Disease?
Mon Nov 21, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Imagine reversing blindness or the devastation associated with stroke. This is the promise of regenerative medicine and the Shoichet lab's research at the intersection of engineering and medicine. With Dr. Molly Shoichet, Uni...

Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Mental Health and Migration
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A narrative-based workshop exploring experiences of moving to a new country: migration, stress, mental health, culture-shock, racism and resiliency. Provided by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). In partnership wi...

Icon of the event An Open Approach to Huntington's Disease
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Dr. Rachel Harding (Structural Genomics Consortium, University of Toronto) discusses her open lab notebook research on Huntington's disease. Her aim is to engage the HD research community to more effectively answer some of th...

Icon of the event CANCELLED - Living and Learning with Baby
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

We apologize for the inconvenience but this program has been cancelled. Please call Toronto Public Health at 416-338-7600 to inquire about alternative locations in the area for this program....

Icon of the event Getting Well With Routes
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Looking for mental health support? Join us as speakers from a local community centre, Routes, talk about their mental health programming. Routes is funded by the Canadian Mental Health Association (Toronto) and is a safe plac...

Icon of the event Chemical and Environmental Health Risks
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

There is increasing evidence that exposure to environmental health risks can lead to cognitive delays and chronic diseases such as asthma. Participants will learn about different topics related to human health and the environ...

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Mon Nov 07
Mon Nov 14
Mon Nov 21
Icon of the event Psychiatry and the Business of Madness
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

University of Toronto Professor Bonnie Burstow, author of 'Psychiatry and the Business of Madness', presents a fundamental critique of psychiatry. Burstow makes the case that psychiatry's tenets are unfounded, that psychiatry...