science cafe

Science Café on Youth Substance Abuse & Depression: A KAVLI Brain Event (2/20/2018)

Please note: pre-registration is required for this cafe.

You are invited to attend our Science Café on Youth Substance Abuse and Depression: A Kavli BRAIN Event.

Title: Youth Substance Use Disorders with Co-occurring Depression: The Nature of the Association and Implications for Treatment

Speaker: Dr. Yifrah Kaminer, Professor of Psychiatry & Pediatrics, Alcohol Research Center & Injury Prevention Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Description: Join us for an informal discussion about the association between substance use disorders and co-occurring depression in youth. We will discuss treatment outcome findings, an ongoing study by the presenter, and explore potential future treatment directions. Questions and audience participation are highly encouraged.

Date: Tuesday, February 20th

Time: 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location: Butterfly Chinese Restaurant, 831 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06119

Food and beverages will be provided. This event is free and open to the general public. Space is limited.

Please use this link to RSVP for the event. Pre-registration is required. For questions, contact burke@uchc.edu.

Science Cafe on Medicine and Latino Culture: A Kavli BRAIN Event (1/27/2018)

You are invited to attend our Science Café on Medicine and Latino Culture: A Kavli BRAIN Event. This event is a collaboration with the Latino Medical Student Association.

Title: Medicine and Latino Culture: Understanding and Addressing Latino Health Issues

Description: Join us for an informal discussion on the role of nutrition and genetics on the risk for diabetes and heart disease in the Latino community.

Speaker: Dr. Annabelle Rodriguez Oquendo, Linda and David Roth Chair of Cardiovascular Research, UConn Health

Date: Saturday, January 27th

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location: Costa del Sol, 901 Wethersfield Ave., Hartford, CT 06114 (parking is available at the restaurant and across the street in a gated parking lot)

Food and beverages will be provided. This event is free and open to the general public. Space is limited.

For questions, contact cvalentin@uchc.edu.