Deepak Chopra, MD
Founder of The Chopra Foundation, Dr. Chopra is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. Hear his vision of wellbeing and personal transformation, which can help unlock potential through improved brain health. Sponsored by The Container Store
Interested in learning more about brain health? Come join our luncheon to engage in lively discussions on what you can do for your brain health now! We will also share our latest Center for BrainHealth breakthroughs, our key focus areas and ways you can get involved!
Christopher Simmons, PhD
Learn about the advancement and demand of cyberinfrastructure for organizations that have high volumes of data, where currently the demand is outpacing qualified facilitators. Dr. Simmons, Director of Cyberinfrastructure Researcher Support at UTD, addresses is building solutions to better leverage research computing.
Yune Lee, PhD
Dr. Lee's goal is to convince skeptics that music is powerful to maintain a quality of life. His research is focused on neural and behavioral connections between speech, language and music (SLAM). He Assistant Professor of Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing at UTD.
Wendy Suzuki, PhD
What if we could learn how to harness the brain activation underlying our anxiety and make it work for us, turning it into a superpower? Dr. Suzuki is a Professor of Neural Science and Psychology at New York University will show us how to channel your "Good Anxiety."
Songyao Ren, PhD
Many common measures of well-being rely on measurements of the frequency of positive emotions compared to negative emotions. Dr. Ren, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and History of Ideas at UTD, will discuss these insights.
Learn about the latest trends in digital brain health and society's march toward pervasive neurotechnology. Mr. Fernandez, named a Young Global Leader, runs SharpBrains, an independent market research firm tracking applied neuroscience.
Sanjay Gupta, MD
Dr. Gupta will share insights from his recent NY Times best-seller "Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age." He is the multiple Emmy®-award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN and host of the CNN podcast Chasing Life.
Matthew Robison, PhD
Examine attention and memory that leverage individual differences to test theories from Dr. Robison, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Mark D'Esposito, MD
How can we leverage and strengthen the neural mechanisms underlying social interactions, working memory, cognitive control and frontal lobe function. Dr. D'Esposito is a professor of neuroscience and psychology and director of the Wheeler Lab for Advanced Brain Studies at UC Berkeley.
Ayesha Sherzai, MD and Dean Sherzai, MD
Explore the value of healthy lifestyle choices – from nutrition to sleep and relaxation – to take control of your own brain health. Husband-wife team Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai are co-directors of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University.