Back from break!

I was in Winnipeg, Manitoba for the last three days attending the 26th Annual Canadian Student Health Research Forum. It was a lovely multi-disciplinary symposium, complete with:

Poster session/competition:

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View from above, at the University of Manitoba Health Science Centre. Posters come in all shapes and sizes. And no, they’re not movie posters 😛

Graduate students trying to dance:

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Lectures on “Big Science” from great speakers with a sense of humour:

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The Human Microbiome. It’s FASCINATING. I’ll blog about this very soon.

I have several things I want to blog about in the near future. But for now, I’d like to share with you a lovely infographic on drug addiction & relapse, by Adrienne Erin (I’m a sucker for infographics, btw, r/infographics is a great place to visit if you want a knowledge-shot). I mentioned in a previous post on a heroin vaccine that relapse is part of what makes drug addiction so sinister.

Here’s the breakdown:

Relapse: The Revolving Door Infographic

I find it mind-blowing that the relapse rate for painkillers/opiods is 97%! If you’d like to contact the designer, she can be reached here: adrienneerin77 (at) gmail

Hope you all enjoyed, and talk to you soon!

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One thought on “Back from break!

  1. The straight dope on rational drug addicts – Neurorexia

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