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Dr. Brett Hilton named a 2022 Brain Canada Future Leader in Canadian Brain Research

Dr. Brett Hilton is one of 28 neuroscientists in Canada who have been awarded $100,000 each in research funding, as part of Brain Canada’s 2022 Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research Program. The Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research program aims to accelerate novel and transformative research that will fundamentally change our understanding of nervous system function and dysfunction and…

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Dr. Jibran Khokhar: Cannabis and the Vulnerable Brain: A Closer Look at Genetics, Adolescence, and Edible Overdose

September 22

2215 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3 Canada

Zoom option if unable to attend in person: Zoom link here (click on “Join a meeting”) Meeting ID: 91512 289258 Passcode: 289258 Dr. Khokhar will talk about the behavioural and neural correlates of various types of vulnerabilities to cannabis, starting from genetic risk for cannabis use, to vaping in adolescence, to the recent increases in edible overdoses in children and pets.

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