COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- J.D. Vance, author of bestseller
Presented by OSU Wexner Medical Center's Stanley D. and Joan H. Ross Center for Brain Health and Performance, the Summit has also added a breakfast session on Friday featuring Eric Brown, PhD, Director of Foundational Innovation, IBM Watson Health, and a Saturday morning innovations panel on data commercialization in neuroscience.
The three-day Summit (April 27-29) will feature many of the world's most prominent brain health scientists, researchers, and key experts including entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, and science journalists. Sessions will touch on technological advances for understanding brain-body connectivity, digitization of neuroscience, and brain health analytics and their impact on patient care.
Registration for the Summit is still open and day passes are available. Opioid Symposium tickets include lunch and can be purchased for $50. Register at go.osu.edu/brainhealth.
Featured Summit speakers include Deepak Chopra, M.D.; Dan Buettner, best-selling author, Blue Zones; Jeremy Abbate, publisher, Scientific American; Moshe Bar, PhD, Israel Brain Technologies, Harvard Medical School; Richard Friedman, M.D., Professor, Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College; Jon Hamilton, National Public Radio Science Correspondent; Amir Kalali, MD, Head, Neuro Center of Excellence, QuintilesIMS; Arthur Kramer, PhD, Senior Vice Provost, Northeastern University; Sarah Lenz Lock, JD, Executive Director, Global Council on Brain Health, AARP; Abby Levy, MBA, President, Thrive Global (Arianna Huffington's latest venture); Nathan Price, PhD, Head, 100k Wellness Project; James Olds, PhD, Directorate for Biological Sciences, National Science Foundation; Jeffrey Wadsworth, PhD, CEO, Battelle. View the agenda at go.osu.edu/brainhealth.
"Opioid addiction represents an urgent public health crisis for Ohio and our nation, and a key step in combatting this epidemic is better understanding its impact on the brain," Rezai said. "We're fortunate to have an all-star group of experts, including policymakers, scientists and best-selling authors, to explore technological innovations that can better treat, assess, and prevent addiction."
Media Contact: Eileen Scahill, Wexner Medical Center Media Relations, 614-293-3737, Eileen.Scahill@osumc.edu
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