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Icon of the event Antibiotics as Friends and Foes (SciChat)
Wed Jun 06, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

In this talk we will discuss: how antibiotics work against bacteria, cure infections when used properly and when misused can lead to antibiotic-resistant superbugs that plague global health. We will cover misconceptions aroun...

Icon of the event Drug Discovery: Benchtop to Pillbox (SciChat)
Wed Jun 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk students from the University of Toronto will describe the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials,...

Icon of the event Organ Kijiji: The Immunology and Challenges of Organ Transplantation (SciChat)
Wed Jul 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

A talk on the science and ethics of organ transplantation from the University of Toronto Immunology department. We explore why people get organ transplants, recent advances and major hurdles to be overcome in transplantation ...

Icon of the event Sleep Dysfunction
Wed Jul 11, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Dr. King will be addressing insomnia and sleep apnea, and ways to improve sleep quality and quantity. Adequate sleep is critical for health and prevention of chronic diseases.

Icon of the event World No Tobacco Day: Smoking Cessation Workshop
Thu May 31, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Downsview

On World No Tobacco Day, join us for an hour long workshop with Toronto Public Health on cessation strategies and resources for quitting. This workshop will help individuals who desire to decrease tobacco consumption and incr...

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