Researchers affiliated with the Brown Institute for Brain Science and the Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute will present more than 150 projects at the University’s first Mind/Brain Research Day March 25, 2014. Dr. Helen Mayberg of Emory University will deliver a keynote address.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — The Brown Institute for Brain Science and the Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute at Rhode Island Hospital will celebrate research from across the University and its affiliated hospitals at Mind/Brain Research Day March 25, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The day builds upon an 18-year tradition begun by the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior in the Alpert Medical School. For the first time this year it will extend across Brown’s entire academic medical center to include more than 150 posters on topics including stroke, autism, mental health, neurodegeneration, addiction, vision, learning and memory, and sleep.

The day is also sponsored by the Alpert Medical School’s Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Department of Neurology, and Department of Neurosurgery.

Dr. Helen Mayberg of Emory University, a pioneer in exploring the therapeutic uses of deep brain stimulation, will deliver a keynote address at 1 p.m.

Who
Dr. Helen Mayberg will deliver the keynote address.
Hundreds of faculty members, students, and other researchers affiliated with the Brown Institute for Brain Science will attend.

What
Keynote speech
Poster session with more than 150 posters covering dozens of brain science topics
Poster awards

When
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Poster session from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Keynote address at 1 p.m. followed by the poster awards

Where
The poster session will be at Sayles Hall.
The keynote takes place in the Salomon Center for Teaching.
Both buildings are on the east side of the College Green.