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b.r.a.i.n.child Information Day

Sunday November 3, 2013- Program for Information Day

9:00   Registration
9:30   Opening Remarks – Elizabeth
9:35 – 9:45   Dr. Rutka welcome and talk
9:45 – 10:00   Brian Golburn Rutka Lab
10:00 – 10:15   Patricia Rakopoulos Hawkins Lab
10:15 – 10:35   Sunit Das Scientist
10:35 – 11:10   Coffee Break
11:10 – 12:00   Nada Jabado our guest speaker
12:00 – 12:15   Stephen Mack Taylor Lab
12:15 – 12:30   Jonathon Torchia Huang Lab
12:30 – 12:45   Marc Remke Taylor Lab
12:45 – 1:05   Gelareh Zadeh Scientist
1:05 – 1:15   Closing remarks and tour and lunch details

b.r.a.i.n.child Information Day is limited to individuals over the age of 16.

If you're interested in attending and are part of b.r.a.i.n.child, please contact Elizabeth Peeters

In your email please include answers to the following three questions

  1. Number of adults attending
  2. How many want to have lunch
  3. How many want to have a tour


b.r.a.i.n.child is a group of parents, family and friends who have the common experience of caring for a child with a brain tumour or who are survivors themselves. We are volunteer organization providing support, education and research funding. 


Government introduces the Helping Families in Need Act

Learn more from the Government of Canada website


If you donate to the United Way through your employer, you can request for your donation to be sent to:  "SickKids, b.r.ai.n.child."  You will need to provide the SickKids Charitable Number, which is 10808 4419 RR 0001


If you wish to have donations directed to b.r.ai.n.child in memory of a loved one, request a special SickKids card from the funeral director. Be sure and add "b.r.a.i.n.child" on the the card.


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For more information on brain tumour research, visit the Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre
If you have any questions or suggestions contact us