Stay up-to-date with all of the life science events taking place in Vancouver with the Science in Vancouver events calendar! From academia to industry and biotech to pharma, our events calendar is your complete source for life science conferences, symposiums, networking, and workshops in Vancouver. We even cover science pub nights and science fundraisers!

If you’re interested in promoting your life science event on the Science in Vancouver events calendar, please use our event submission form.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Mind the Gap: Hormonal Contraceptives and Brain Health

January 26, 2023


Event Navigation

This symposium is part of our virtual “Mind the Gap: Hormonal Contraceptives and Brain Health” series, which brings attention to the brain health issues that women+ face and encourage the medical, scientific and commercial communities to address them. In this session, we will hear from three renowned speakers who will discuss pertinent topics related to hormonal contraceptives and its’ relation to stroke and binge-eating in women+. Attendees will also get a chance to join the conversation during a Q&A period to close the session.


10:00-10:05—Welcome Remarks

10:05-10:30—Speaker 1: Dr. Ami Pravinkant Raval, University of Miami, Florida, USA

10:30-10:55—Speaker 2: Dr. Kelly Klump, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

10:55-11:20—Speaker 3: Dr. Sofia Ahmed, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta


Individual Event Cost

General Public: $15

Students: $10

We offer you the option of registering for individual events or signing up for the entire series. Video recordings of our conference sessions will be sent to all registrants following each event. Register for this individual event below.

Individual Event Registration




Women’s Health Research Cluster