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MHAD 4 (2013)

The Muscle Health Research Centre at York University presents: The 4th Annual Muscle Health Awareness Day

A series of lectures and graduate student poster presentations related to:

  • Muscle Adaptation
  • Development
  • Metabolism
  • Disease

Event Program Booklet: MHAD4 Program Booklet [PDF]

Guest speakers included

Thank you to all the sponsors, faculty and students that attended MHAD4 to make the day a big success!

  • Dr. Geoff Pickering, Western University, London;
  • Dr. Lawrence Spriet, University of Guelph, Guelph;
  • Dr. Michael Tschakovsky, Queen’s University, Kingston;
  • Dr. Rene Vandenboom, Brock University, St. Catherine’s;
  • Dr. David Williamson, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
  • Dr. Robert Dirksen, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY;
  • Dr. John Grande, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto;
  • Dr. Jeffrey Horowitz, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI;
  • Dr. Bernard Jasmin, University of Ottawa, Ottawa;
  • Dr. Jayne Kalmar, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo;

Event Details

Date and Time

May 17, 2013 (Friday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registration (fee paid on-site only, includes light breakfast, buffet lunch and coffee breaks)

  • Faculty members, $20
  • Graduate/UG students: $15
  • MHRC Faculty members: $15
  • MHRC Graduate/UG students: $10
  • Speakers: Free


Life Sciences Building Lobby and Room 103, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto.

Deadline to Submit Abstracts

Friday May 10, 2013 via Email to:

For updates and more information, visit the MHRC website.

Logos of sponsors

Photos from the 4th Muscle Health Awareness Day