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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 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 Overview of Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Learn about the impact of changes to the brain because of dementia and strategies to reduce risk factors. In partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Toronto....

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Learn about the impact of changes to the brain because of dementia and strategies to reduce risk factors....

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Mar 10, 2018 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Learn how to safely babysit infants and young children. This course covers: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities and games, how to handle emergencies, household safety, basic first aid, and more. Participants receiv...

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