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Meet The Scientists: BBRF Webinar series

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The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) was the recipient of Omega 365’s Christmas donation of NOK 1 million for 2020 and 2021. You can learn more about the important work that we support by checking out their webinar series.

Omega’s Christmas donation recipient for 2020 and 2021, The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, hosts free live webinars in a webinar series called “Meet The Scientists” each month. All webinars are recorded and available for free on their website.

The webinars present the latest research from experts in the field of brain and behavior research and offer insights into the breakthroughs that BBRF funding is helping to achieve.

You can find their webinars here:

The webinars are recorded and available for free on their website after the live sessions. You can find many past recordings and see upcoming sessions you can sign up for.

The themes on offer include a wide range of studies such as "Obesity and the Neuroscience of Food Cravings", "Can Traumatic Memories Be Erased?", and "An Update on Treatment of Bipolar Depression", to mention just a few.

BBRF is a global, nonprofit organization committed to alleviating the suffering caused by mental illness by awarding grants to researchers worldwide to promote advances and breakthroughs in scientific research.

The illnesses and disorders studied by scientists via the BBRF fund included:

  • Addiction
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Borderline personality disorder (BPD)
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia

We hope the resources provided by the BBRF will be of interest and assistance to our team, whilst also providing you with a better understanding of the advances our donations contribute to.