Date:Thu Jun 6th 2019

Start time:04:00 PM

End time: 05:00 PM

St. Joseph’s: Parkwood Institute - 

You are invited to the second in a series of Research Bites. These informative and interactive talks focus on specific illnesses, their prevention and related research being conducted by researchers in London, Ontario. 

Topic: Therapeutic seizure for depression: The positive and not so positive effects

Dr. Amer BurhanSpeaker: Dr. Amer Burhan, Lawson Researcher, Geriatric Neuropsychiatrist and Clinical Physician Lead for Therapeutic Brain Stimulation (ECT and TMS) at Parkwood Institute

The talk will include an overview of convulsive therapy, the benefits and risks, and new research to overcome some of the cognitive side effect of the treatment. It will also include a dialogue between Dr. Burhan and a family that went through the experience of electroconvulsive therapy to elicit the experience from the consumer perspective.

Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Location: Parkwood Institute, Mental Health Building, Auditorium (F2-235)

550 Wellington Road South
London, Ontario  N6C 0A7
Maps and Directions for Parkwood Institute

Parking: The lot rate is $4.00 when you enter. $1 and $2 coins and credit card accepted (press the start button then insert payment)

Registration is required and spots will fill up quickly.

Click here to register

These talks are hosted by Parkwood Institute Research, a program of Lawson Health Research Institute.