Community Room

Science Sunday -- PWS: From Bedside to Bench and Back to Bedside

April 22nd, 2018, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Lara Pullen, who has a son with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), tells for the first time the story of how she identified a novel drug (Pitolisant) to treat this devastating genetic syndrome. She will describe the horrifying, yet intriguing, symptom of cataplexy and its dramatic impact on her son.

Chocolate USA with Susan Miura - NEW DATE

March 31st, 2018, 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Celebrate chocolate, American style! A bit of history and travel are infused into this delicious presentation, with virtual stops in San Francisco, Las Vegas, Hershey, Boston, and our own sweet home Chicago. Learn about different types of chocolate and each city’s chocolate claim to fame. Discover fun things to do in each of these “cocoa capitals.” Chocolate samples and recipes included.