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Dr. Tom Insel and 12 other world-class brain experts confirmed to Speak @ 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 5–7th, 2017)


We are proud to share what’s already shap­ing up to be a quite spec­tac­u­lar and unique Speak­ing Ros­ter at the 2017 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit, start­ing with Thomas R. lnsel, MD, a psy­chi­a­trist, neu­ro­sci­en­tist, and cur­rent­ly a co-founder and Pres­i­dent of Mind­strong Health. From 2002–2015, Dr. Insel served as Direc­tor of the Nation­al Insti­tute of Men­tal Health (NIMH), the com­po­nent of the Nation­al Insti­tutes of Health (NIH) com­mit­ted to research on men­tal dis­or­ders. Pri­or to serv­ing as NIMH Direc­tor, Dr. lnsel was Pro­fes­sor of Psy­chi­a­try at Emory Uni­ver­si­ty where he was found­ing direc­tor of the Cen­ter for Behav­ioral Neu­ro­science in Atlanta. Most recent­ly (2015 – 2017), he led the Men­tal Health Team at Ver­i­ly (for­mer­ly Google Life Sci­ences) in South San Fran­cis­co, CA. Dr. Insel is a mem­ber of the Nation­al Acad­e­my of Med­i­cine and has received numer­ous nation­al and inter­na­tion­al awards includ­ing hon­orary degrees in the U.S. and Europe.

Oth­er con­firmed Speak­ers include:

  • Dr. David Bartrés-Faz, Prin­ci­pal Inves­ti­ga­tor of the Barcelona Brain Health Ini­tia­tive (BBHI)
  • Alvaro Fer­nan­dez, CEO and Edi­tor-in-Chief of Sharp­Brains
  • Dr. Oliv­er Har­ri­son. Chief Exec­u­tive of the Health Moon­shot at Tele­fóni­ca Inno­va­tion
  • Sarah Lenz Lock, Senior Vice Pres­i­dent for Pol­i­cy at AARP and Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of the Glob­al Coun­cil on Brain Health (GCBH)
  • Dr. Eddie Mar­tuc­ci, Co-Founder and CEO of Akili Inter­ac­tive Labs
  • Dr. Graeme Mof­fat, VP of Sci­en­tif­ic & Reg­u­la­to­ry Affairs at Inter­ax­on
  • Dr. Alvaro Pas­cual-Leone, Direc­tor of the Beren­son-Allen Cen­ter for Non­in­va­sive Brain Stim­u­la­tion at Beth Israel Dea­coness Med­ical Cen­ter
  • Dr. Dana Pen­ney, Co-Founder of Dig­i­tal Cog­ni­tion Tech­nolo­gies and Direc­tor of Neu­ropsy­chol­o­gy at Lahey Hos­pi­tal and Med­ical Cen­ter
  • Mark Pol­lock, ath­lete, author, speak­er, and first blind man to race to the South Pole
  • Dr. Peter Rein­er, Co-Founder of the Nation­al Core for Neu­roethics at the Uni­ver­si­ty of British Colum­bia
  • Dr. Simone Schurle, MIT bio­med­ical engi­neer­ing post­doc fel­low and mem­ber of the World Eco­nom­ic Forum’s Coun­cil on the Future of Human Enhance­ment
  • Tara Thi­a­gara­jan, Founder and Chief Sci­en­tist at Sapi­en Labs


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