Come on down to the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, and learn about The Amazing Adaptive Brain! This year's program will introduce such topics as how the brain adaptively controls and modifies our visual perception automatically; the causes, effects, and adaptions to epileptic seizures; the effects of getting older and adaptive strategies for how our brains learn and remember; and the mechanisms of pain, how our brains adapt to it, and new ways to treat it.
The school will run four evenings: March 14, 15, 16, and 17.
Brain School is free and open to the public, yet registration is required as space is limited. To register, visit our Eventbrite page or, especially if you have an older Internet Explorer browser, email us.
Free parking is available in the nearby lot and parking garage.
Brain School 2016 is part of the institute’s commemoration of Brain Awareness Week.
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Brian Unwin, M.D. Chief of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Carilion Clinic
March 14, 2019 5:30 p.m.
Gregorio Valdez, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of ...
March 12, 2019 6 p.m.
Edmundo Rubio, M.D. Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Carilion Clinic
March 12, 2019 5:30 p.m.
Michael Fox, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Director, Developmental and Translational Neurobiology Center, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science, ...
March 11, 2019 6 p.m.
Audra Van Wart, Ph.D. Director of Education and Training, and Administrative Assistant Professor, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Assistant VP for Health Sciences Education, Virginia Tech Assistant Professor of ...
March 11, 2019 5:30 p.m.
Michael J. Friedlander, Ph.D. Executive Director, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Vice President for Health Sciences and Technology, Virginia Tech Senior Dean for Research, Virginia Tech Carilion School of ...
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