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Adam Gazzaley: A New Era of Experiential Medicine: Cognitive Enhancement Technologies

When: Tuesday, May 7, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Genevieve Avornyo   (312) 503-6585

Group: CBITs

Category: Academic


2023-2024 Digital Mental Health Lecture Series 
The Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs)
Northwestern University, in collaboration with the Society for Digital Mental Health 

Speaker: Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD, University of California, San Francsico.

Title:  A New Era of Experiential Medicine: Cognitive Enhancement Technologies

About Guest Speaker:

Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D. is the David Dolby Distinguished Professor of Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry, and the Founder & Executive Director of Neuroscape at UCSF. Dr. Gazzaley is co-founder of Akili and JAZZ Venture Partners. He has been a scientific advisor for dozens of companies, filed multiple patents - notably his invention of the first video game cleared by the FDA, authored over 180 scientific articles and delivered over 700 invited presentations around the world. He wrote and hosted the nationally-televised PBS special “The Distracted Mind with Dr. Adam Gazzaley”, and co-authored the 2016 MIT Press book “The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World”, winner of the 2017 PROSE Award. He is the recipient of the 2015 SfN Science Educator Award, the 2020 Global Gaming Citizen Honor and named in Newsweek's 2021 Inaugural list of America’s Greatest Disruptors.


Join us Tuesday, May 7th at:  
Noon to 1pm, Central Time 

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