Physical Exercise and Brain Health
The Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory and the Exercise Medicine and Sport Sciences Initiative at UC Irvine present a one-day scientific symposium focused on the link between physical exercise and brain health. The symposium will be on March 2, 2017 at the Mabel and Arnold Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering.
The event will be hosted by Dr. James Hicks, Director of the Exercise Medicine and Sport Sciences Initiative and Dr. Michael Yassa, Director of the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory.
Erik Erickson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Pittsbugh, Pittsburgh PA.
Michelle Carlson, M.D., Associate Professor of Mental Health and Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in Baltimore, MD.
Mark Mattson, Ph.D., Chief, Neuroscience Division, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD.
Henriette van Praag, Ph.D., Chief, Neuroplasticity and Behavior Unit, Intramural Program, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD.
Laura Baker, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Neurology and Public Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC.
Carl Cotman, Ph.D., Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior and Neurology, University of California, Irvine, CA.
Wendy Suzuki, Ph.D., Professor of Neural Science and Psychology in the Center for Neural Science at New York University, New York, NY.
With Keynote Lecture by:
Arthur Kramer, Ph.D.Professor of Psychology and Director of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois.
The symposium will include two poster sessions. To submit an abstract to present a poster, click here