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Public Talk Series: “Brain Development and Public Policy: Translating What We Discover Into What They Do”
February 5, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Pat Levitt, PhD, Institute for the Developing Mind, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Pat Levitt, PhD is a neurobiologist whose research focuses on brain development in a variety of neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders and the environmental and genetic factors that predispose to them. He heads a lab at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ Institute for the Developing Mind and also serves as the Science Director of the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child, a policy council that brings the best research from child development and neuroscience to assist policy makers and business leaders in making wise program investment decisions.
Dr. Levitt received his BA from the University of Chicago and his PhD in Neuroscience at the University of California, San Diego and has led research teams at the University of Pittsburgh, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Southern California.
The Public Talk Series is open to the University and external community. Visit neuroethics.upenn.edu for additional information. Unless otherwise noted, all lectures will be held from 4:30-6:00 p.m. Due to limited seating, please rsvp to: firstname.lastname@example.org.