Brain Diaries Symposium & Drinks Reception
This afternoon academic symposium complements the ‘Brain Diaries’ exhibition and event programme organised by Oxford’s Museum of Natural History in partnership with Oxford Neuroscience.

Throughout your life, your brain undergoes extraordinary changes, and makes you the person you are. The Brain Diaries exhibition and event programme reveal how the latest neuroscience is transforming what we know about our brains, from birth to the end of life. The exhibition runs until 1 January 2018.

The symposium programme below showcases some of the neuroscience research going on in Oxford.There will be an opportunity after the symposium to enjoy a private view of the exhibition and attend the launch reception.

14.30 Welcome Paul Smith
14.40 Imaging pain in the developing infant brain Rebeccah Slater
15.10 From genes to brains Elizabeth Tunbridge
15.40 Haunted by memories Anke Ehlers
16.10 Coffee
16.40 A biomarker platform for the therapeutic era in motor neuron disease Martin Turner
17.10 Translating Parkinson’s in Oxford: from the lab towards the clinic Richard Wade-Martins
17.40 Closing remarks
18.15 Drinks reception
Date: 9 March 2017, 14:30 (Thursday, 8th week, Hilary 2017)
Venue: University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road OX1 3PW
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Speaker: Various Speakers
Organising department: Medical Sciences Division
Organiser: Nicholas Irving (University of Oxford)
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Part of: Brain Diaries
Booking required?: Required
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Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Jacqueline Pumphrey