Global Conference 2014

Scientific understanding of how the human body works has expanded exponentially in recent decades, but the brain is not divulging its secrets easily. However, new technologies have enabled scientists to peer deep inside a living brain, leading to discoveries about our most complex organ. Join a discussion among groundbreaking researchers who are exploring and learning how the brain's functions are connected to behavior and disease, how memories are encoded and how to enhance our cognitive abilities by playing video games. We may get into how to build robotic technology controlled by one's thoughts. Just imagine the possibilities. . .

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Moderator

Margaret Anderson

Executive Director, FasterCures

Speakers

Jennifer Brusstar

Co-Founder, President and CEO, Tug McGraw Foundation

Adam Gazzaley

Associate Professor of Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry, and Director, Neuroscience Imaging Center, University of California, San Francisco

Allan Jones

CEO, Allen Institute of Brain Science

Henry Markram

Director, The Blue Brain Project, and Coordinator, The Human Brain Project, Swiss Federal Institute for Technology in Lausanne

Mark Schnitzer

Associate Professor, Stanford University; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute


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