Connecting the Heart and Brain 29 Sept 2018

Connecting the Heart and Brain Symposium
13h00-16h30, Saturday 29 September 2018
Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, Cape Town

Heart and brain function are connected via complex mechanisms. This synchronised function has important clinical implications for diagnosis and treatment. The science behind this connection will be introduced and explored by leading experts in the field.

We welcome researchers and the public to this Joint collaborative symposium held by the Southern African Neuroscience Society (SANS) and Physiology Society of Southern Africa (PSSA).


Professor Leoné Malan
RN PhD, Psychophysiology
Chronic emotional stress: the heart and eyes tell it all

Professor Timothy Noakes
MBChB MD DSc PhD, Exercise Science and Sports Medicine

Doctor Laurie Rauch
PhD, Neurobiologist of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine
The role of the brain-heart axis in bodily stress regulation, health & wellbeing

To register (R200 per person):

Please see attached ConnectHeart&BrainSym SANS&PSSA