2014 Frontiers of BrainHealth Lunch Lecture Series

The Center for BrainHealth invites scientists to share their scientific study with students and other researchers at the BrainHealth Frontiers Lunch Lectures. The lectures are heavily science focused and are not intended for a lay audience. All lectures are held at the Center for BrainHealth, 2200 West Mockingbird Lane, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in the International Reception Hall. Lunch is served at 11:45 am.

The lectures are free, but you must register to reserve your seat. RSVP to Teressa Roberson.

Speaker Schedule

January 10, 2014  MadhukarTrivedi, M.D.(UT Southwestern)
Biosignaturesof Treatment Response for Depression: A Multi-Modal Approach for Personalized Treatment

January 17, 2014 Lieutenant General Rick Lynch (US Army, Retired)
Adapt or Die: Leadership Principles from an American General

January 24, 2014  Amelia Eisch, Ph.D. (UT Southwestern)
Mice on Mars: Effects of Space Flight and Space Radiation on Brain and Behavior

January 31, 2014 Henry Mahncke, Ph.D. (Posit Science)
Cognitive Training: From Basic Science to Real World Uses

February 14, 2014  Sven Vanneste, Ph.D. (UT Dallas)
A Bayesian Perspective of Why the Brain Generates a Phantom Percept and Neuromodulationas a Possible Panacea

February 21, 2014  Kevin Pelphrey, Ph.D. (Yale)
Searching for Neuroendophenotypesof Autism

February 28, 2014  Dawn Neumann, Ph.D. and James Malec, Ph.D. (Indiana University)
Emotion Recognition and Regulation after TBI; Modern Measurement Techniques for Evaluating Behavioral Interventions in Rehabilitation

March 14, 2014  Lieutenant General PK Carlton, M.D. (Surgeon General USAF, Retired)
TBI in the Military: A Historical Review and Look to the Future

March 21, 2014  Cindy De Frias, Ph.D. (UT Dallas)
Promoting Successful Cognitive Aging

March 28, 2014  Julia Evans, Ph.D. (UT Dallas)
Family Differences in Human Brain Organization:  How Brain Structure Differs for Adolescents with Specific Language Impairment and Their Siblings

April 4, 2014 Paula Grammas, Ph.D. (Texas Tech Health Sciences Center)
Eating and Drinking and Other Strategies to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

April 11, 2014 Robert Root-Bernstein, Ph.D. (Michigan State University)
Rethinking Thinking: What the Arts Can Teach Us About Cognition

April 18, 2014 Kyle Womack, M.D. (UT Southwestern)
DTI in Retired NFL Players

April 25, 2014 GaganWig, Ph.D. (UT Dallas)
The Human Brain as a Social Network: How Brain Connectivity Changes Across the Adult Lifespan

May 9, 2014  Jacquelyn Gamino, Ph.D. (Center for BrainHealth) – Middle School Madness: Changing Learning in Public Schools

May 16, 2014  Lori Cook, Ph.D. (Center for BrainHealth)
Cognitive-Communication Challenges in Pediatric Brain Injury: Promising Metrics to Advance Brain Repair

May 23, 2014  L. Douglas Kiel, Ph.D. (UT Dallas)
The Brains of Leaders Study: An Exploratory Study of the Brains of Local Leaders

May 30, 2014  Amy J. Jak, Ph.D. (UC San Diego)
Innovations in Assessment and Treatment of Post-Concussive Symptoms in Veterans

June 6, 2014 Christopher Filley, M.D. (UC Denver)
White Matter Dementia

July 18, 2014 Asha Vas, Ph.D. (Center for BrainHealth)
Can Abstract Attitude be Restored After a Traumatic Brain Injury

All Lectures Are Noon – 1 p.m., International Reception Hall   http://www.centerforbrainhealth.org

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