Brain Awareness Month 2020: Palmerston North
Brain Awareness Month 2020: Palmerston North

Join us in Palmerston North to learn more about the wonders and marvels of the brain during Brain Awareness Month, featuring guest speaker Ruth Monk.

Mix & Mingle: 5.30 – 6.30pm 
Seating begins: 6.00pm 
Presentation starts: 6.30pm 

 

 

The Distinction Hotel Palmerston North, 175 Cuba Street, Palmerston North
Brain Awareness Month 2020: Palmerston North
17:30 PM
Tuesday, 03 March 2020
Register now
Brain Awareness Month 2020: Palmerston North
Brain Awareness Month 2020: Palmerston NorthThe Distinction Hotel Palmerston North, 175 Cuba Street, Palmerston North Brain Awareness Month 2020: Palmerston North17:30 PM Tuesday, 03 March 2020 Register now
Brain Awareness Month 2020: Palmerston North

Ruth Monk was awarded the Neurological Foundation Gillespie Postgraduate Scholarship in 2015. They will be discussing their research into Huntington's Disease specifically creating a model of the disease using patient skin cells.  The disease model will hopefully further the understanding to the underlying mechanisms and cell death involved in this disorder.  

 

About the speaker

Ruth Monk is currently in the final year of their PhD at the University of Auckland in the Centre for Brain Research. Their research focuses on converting human skin cells into brain cells to study the mechanisms underlying Huntington’s disease, a genetic neurodegenerative disorder. 

 

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

Parking is available onsite, but it is on a first come, first serve basis. Additionally, parking is available on the surrounding streets around the venue. 

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