17 May 2016

Awakenings – Free film projection

by Juliette | Comment I’m the dealerUpdate

Join the Luxembourg Institute of Health and its Clinical and Epidemiological Investigation Center (CIEC) to celebrate this day with a film projection of

AWAKENINGS (English OV, French Subtitles).
Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams), a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to “awaken” the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Robert De Niro co-stars as Leonard, the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. The movie tells the true story of British neurologist Oliver Sacks, who, discovered in 1969 beneficial effects of the drugL-Dopa, the goldstandard treatment for Parkinson’s disease.

When ? : 27th May
Where : Utopolis Cinema Belva
Time : 18h
Registration : tania.zamboni@lih.lu

Good Idea : Celebrate James Lind’s first clinical trial in 1747 with LIH and the film projection of Awakenings.

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