Brain Awareness Month 2020: New Plymouth
Brain Awareness Month 2020: New Plymouth

Join us in New Plymouth to learn more about the wonders and marvels of the brain during Brain Awareness Month, featuring guest speaker Associate Professor Bronwyn Kivell. 

Seating begins: 6.00pm 
Presentation starts: 6.30pm 
Mix & Mingle: 7.30 – 8.30pm

The Devon Hotel, 390 Devon Street East, New Plymouth
Brain Awareness Month 2020: New Plymouth
18:00 PM
Wednesday, 04 March 2020
Register now
Brain Awareness Month 2020: New Plymouth
Brain Awareness Month 2020: New PlymouthThe Devon Hotel, 390 Devon Street East, New Plymouth Brain Awareness Month 2020: New Plymouth18:00 PM Wednesday, 04 March 2020 Register now
Brain Awareness Month 2020: New Plymouth

Associate Professor Bronwyn Kivell will be discussing her interest into developing treatments for better and safer pain medications. Chronic pain is poorly treated and current opioid medication such as morphine contributes to drug abuse. Associate Professor Kivell’s research looks at ways to make opioid medications safer and more effective at treating chronic pain. 

 

About the speaker

Associate Professor Bronwyn Kivell has expertise in physiology and neurobiology at Victoria University Wellington’s School of Biological Sciences. Associate Professor Bronwyn’s research interest includes anti-addiction pharmacotherapies, drug abuse, non-addictive pain medications, the immunomodulatory effects of kappa opioids and evaluating novel remyelination drugs the treatment of multiple sclerosis.

 

Registration is required to attend. Reserve your free ticket today! 

Limited parking is available at the Devon Hotel. Additional, street parking is available on surrounding streets. 

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