Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Save the date! Neuroscience and Ethics Award on April 9th goes to Dr. Steven Hyman

You won't want to miss the Second Annual Neuroscience and Ethics Award!  We are proud to announce this year's award will go to Dr. Steven Hyman.




THE NEUROETHICS PROGRAM OF THE CENTER FOR ETHICS
YERKES NATIONAL PRIMATE RESEARCH CENTER
THE NEUROSCIENCE INITIATIVE
PRESENT THE
Second Annual Neuroscience
and Ethics Award
TO
Steven Hyman, M.D.
Former Provost of Harvard and Director of NIMH
SPEAKING ON:
Addiction as a Window on Volitional Control

Date: April, 9, 2012
Time: 4pm (followed by a reception)
Location: Woodruff Health Sciences Administration Building Auditorium

Dr. Steven Hyman is a renowned leader in neuroscience and  psychiatry, and has championed ethical inquiry in those fields. Dr.  Hyman is former director of the National Institute of Mental  Health and former Harvard University provost, where he is currently the Distinguished Service Professor of Stem Cell and  Regenerative Biology and Professor of Neurobiology. He is also  the Director of the Broad Institute’s Stanley Center for Psychiatric  Research, and President of the International Neuroethics Society as well as a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the United States National Academies and serves on the IOM council.


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