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Synthetic Cannabinoids: new psychoactive substances

This event is part of Inspiring Australia Talking Science series as part of Sydney Science Festival in National Science Week.

When: Friday, August 16 2019. 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Where: Hornsby Library
28-44 George Street, Hornsby, NSW, 2077
Topic: Health and medical
Cost: Free
Bookings: 02 9847 6614
https://www.trybooking.com/BDASZ
Other: Wheelchair access
Social Media: Facebook

Why are synthetic cannabinoids more toxic than the herbal variety? Discover the chemical compositions of this recreational drug with researcher Shivani Sachdev, whose research investigates the molecular mechanisms underlying the malignant nature of these drugs.

Shivani Sachdev is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University. She is the vice president of Medical Society, and member of the executive team for TEDx Macquarie University 2019.

Contact details:

Anneta Argeitis
Hornsby Library
Email: aargeitis@hornsby.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 02 9847 6904

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