Penn Neuroscience & Society Public Talk Series (2018-19)

Penn Neuroscience & Society Public Talk Series (2018-19)

The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses on Drugs, the Brain and Society. Lectures run 4:30-5:30 followed by discussion and a reception. Our lectures are free to attend, but due to limited seating, please rsvp to: info@neuroethics.upenn.edu.

 

Oct. 11
Making addiction a brain disease: A social history of addiction neuroscience
Nancy D. Campbell, Department of Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Location: Claudia Cohen Hall 402, 249 South 36th Street
With generous co-sponsorship by the Dept of History and Sociology of Science

Nov. 1
All about vaping: science, policy, and society*
Eric Feldman, Penn Law
Janet Audrain-McGovern, Psychiatry, PSOM
Mari A. Schaefer, Philadelphia Inquirer
Location: Gittis Hall 2, 3501 Sansom Street

Dec. 6
The 7th Annual GVR Khodadad Lecture – From selfish to selfless: psychopharmacology of human altruism
Molly Crockett, Psychology, Yale University
Location: Gittis Hall 2, 3501 Sansom Street

 

Feb. 7
Addiction is a brain disease and it still matters*
Alan I. Leshner, CEO Emeritus, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Location: TBA

Mar. 14
Psilocybin: Implications for healthy psychological functioning and therapeutics
Roland Griffiths, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University
Location: TBA
With generous co-sponsorship by the Dept of Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Apr. 4
Time to put brain science, not politics, at the centre of drug policy*
David Nutt, Neuropsychopharmacology, Imperial College
Location: TBA
With generous co-sponsorship by the Penn Law School

 

*This program has been approved for 1.5 substantive CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers. CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring separate payment in the amount of $60.00 ($30.00 public interest/non-profit attorneys) cash or check made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.

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