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Top 10 Reasons To Join the 2013 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (September 19–20th)

2013 SharpBrains SummitWe’d like to bring your atten­tion to the upcom­ing event that is like­ly to become a land­mark event for any­one inter­est­ed in health and well­ness appli­ca­tions of brain sci­ence.

Top 10 Rea­sons to Join the 2013 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit (Sep­tem­ber 19–20th):

  1. Watch Patrick Aebis­cher, Pres­i­dent of the Swiss Fed­eral Insti­tute of Tech­nol­o­gy-Lau­sanne (EPFL), present the new bil­lion-euro Human Brain Project
  2. Ask Alexan­dra More­house, VP Brand Man­age­ment at Kaiser Per­ma­nente, her views on on the future of per­son­al brain health
  3. Learn from Tan Le, CEO of Emo­tiv Life­sciences, how they raised over $1 mil­lion via a crowd­fund­ing cam­paign for a new EEG-head­set Read the rest of this entry »

Full Recordings Available Now: 2011 SharpBrains Summit

We are pleased to announce that full record­ings for all pre­sen­ta­tions deliv­ered dur­ing the 2011 Sharp­Brains Sum­mit: Retool­ing Brain Health for the 21st Cen­tu­ry (March 30 — April 1, 2011) are now avail­able both to Sum­mit Par­tic­i­pants and to non-Par­tic­i­pants.

You can Learn More Here and Access 40+ Talks and 20+ hours of up-to-date infor­ma­tion and analy­sis of brain sci­ence, tech­nol­o­gy and inno­va­tion, deliv­ered by noth­ing short of a world-class fac­ul­ty.

–> Reg­is­tered Sum­mit Par­tic­i­pants can access all Ses­sion Record­ings by click­ing on the ses­sion titles in the Agen­da page and using the same User­name and Pass­word they used to par­tic­i­pate in the Sum­mit.

–> Didn’t Reg­is­ter to Par­tic­i­pate in the 2011 Sharp­Brains Sum­mit but want to access all Ses­sion Record­ings (20+ hours, 40+ speak­ers) Now? You can secure your log-in here.

We hope the infor­ma­tion and analy­sis pro­vid­ed by these 40+ world-class speak­ers address­ing this 3-day agen­da pro­vide excel­lent val­ue to you: Read the rest of this entry »

36-Hour Offer: Integrative Neuroscience, Personalized Medicine and the 2011 SharpBrains Summit

An impres­sive recent ref­er­ence book on the future of brain care is Inte­gra­tive Neu­ro­science and Per­son­al­ized Med­i­cine, edit­ed by Evian Gor­don and Stephen H. Koslow (Oxford Uni­ver­si­ty Press; $89.95).

Book descrip­tion: This book takes an in depth and hard look at the cur­rent sta­tus and future direc­tion of treat­ment pre­dic­tive mark­ers in Per­son­al­ized Med­i­cine for the brain from the per­spec­tives of the researchers on the cut­ting edge and those involved in health­care imple­men­ta­tion. The con­tents pro­vide a com­pre­hen­sive text suit­able as both a pithy intro­duc­tion to and a clear sum­ma­ry of the “sci­ence to solu­tions” con­tin­u­um in this devel­op­ing field of Per­son­al­ized Med­i­cine and Inte­gra­tive Neu­ro­science. The sci­ence includes both mea­sures of genes using whole genome approach­es and SNIPS as well as BRAIN­mark­ers of direct brain func­tion such as brain imag­ing, bio­phys­i­cal changes and objec­tive cog­ni­tive and behav­ioral mea­sure­ments. More infor­ma­tion below.

36-Hour Offer

Dr. Evian Gor­don will speak at the upcom­ing 2011 Sharp­Brains Sum­mit: Retool­ing Brain Health for the 21st Cen­tu­ry (March 30th — April 1st) and his firm, Brain Resource, is among Sum­mit Spon­sors. Thanks to his sup­port, we are pleased to announce the fol­low­ing offer: TEN pro­fes­sion­als who reg­is­ter to attend the 2011 Sharp­Brains Sum­mit over the next 36 hours, from now until Fri­day March 4th, 7pm US Pacif­ic Time, will each receive a com­pli­men­ta­ry hard­copy of the book Inte­gra­tive Neu­ro­science and Per­son­al­ized Med­i­cine. If more than ten peo­ple reg­is­ter by then, we will select ten names at ran­dom.

We are also pleased to announce the addi­tion of 12 new Speak­ers and Mod­er­a­tors to the 2011 Sharp­Brains Sum­mit — the result­ing agen­da is turn­ing out to be noth­ing short of spec­tac­u­lar (in our, yes, a bit biased judg­ment):

  • Alexan­dra More­house, CMO, AAA North Cal­i­for­nia
  • Dr. Evian Gor­don, CEO, Brain Resource
  • Kath­leen Herath, Asst Vice Pres­i­dent, Nation­wide Insur­ance
  • Dr. David Tal, Direc­tor, A.G.E. Mat­ters Clin­ic
  • Paula Psyl­lakis, Senior Pol­icy Advi­sor, Ontario Min­istry of Research and Inno­va­tion
  • Veroni­ka Litin­ski, Advi­sor, MaRS Life Sci­ences and Health Care
  • Dr. Joshua Stein­er­man, Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor, Albert Ein­stein Col­lege of Med­i­cine
  • Dr. Jef­frey Kaye, Direc­tor, NIA — ORCATECH
  • Dr. John Rep­pas, Pol­icy Direc­tor, Neu­rotech­nol­ogy Indus­try Orga­ni­za­tion
  • Dr. Justin Mar­ley, Chair Men­tal Health Infor­mat­ics Group, UK Roy­al Col­lege of Psy­chi­a­trists
  • Dr. David Dar­by, Chief Med­ical Offi­cer, Cogstate
  • Dr. John Hart, Med­ical Sci­ence Direc­tor, Cen­ter for Brain Health at UT-Dal­las

-> Learn More and Reg­is­ter to Par­tic­i­pate in the Sum­mit Here, and get a chance at get­ting a com­pli­men­ta­ry copy of the book Inte­gra­tive Neu­ro­science and Per­son­al­ized Med­i­cine!

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