Epigenetics: how early experiences can affect your life-long health

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This workshop for health and science reporters will be presented by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (Institute of Cancer Research, Institute of Genetics and the Institute of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction)

Friday June 1, 2012
Sutton Place Hotel, 955 Bay St. Toronto

This journalist workshop will focus on the latest developments in epigenetics - from early-life experiences to late-life events and what impacts they have on your health.

Please register soon as space is limited. This workshop is free, but participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs. 

Workshop sessions will be held in English only.

To register or to obtain more information, please contact:
David Coulombe
CIHR Media Relations
Tel: 613- 941-4563
Cell: 613-808-7526
mediarelations@cihr-irsc.gc.ca

For the past 10 years, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has supported better health and health care for Canadians. As the Government of Canada’s health research investment agency, CIHR enables the creation of evidence-based knowledge and its transformation into improved treatments,

prevention and diagnoses, new products and services, and a stronger, patient-oriented health-care system. Composed of 13 internationally recognized Institutes, CIHR supports more than 13,600 health researchers and trainees across Canada. www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca