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Ushering Brain Health into the Public Sphere

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Whether you seek the latest neuroscience breakthroughs or a better understanding of your personal brain fitness – the Center for BrainHealth® offers an exciting array of educational events to raise awareness and promote the importance of brain health.

Join discussions on cutting-edge cognitive research, and help empower your community to advocate for brain health. Check out our signature event series – BrainHealth Presents.

Questions? Email brainhealthevents@utdallas.edu.

Signature Events

BrainHealth Week 2023: Join the Daily Challenge: Text BRAIN to 888-844-8991.

BrainHealth Week, February 20-24, 2023

Join our first annual BrainHealth Week for five days of fun, interactive experiences to inspire healthy-brain habits. The week offers something for everyone – from family activities and thought-provoking talks to simple, science-based tools and strategies that you can incorporate into daily life – and it's all FREE!

BrainHealth Presents

Fascinating speakers participate in monthly, interactive conversations about the latest advances in brain health science, technology and real-world application. Talks are virtual and free of charge. Register for the season, and attend as many talks as you like.

BPI Brain Performance Institute event talk lecture

Frontiers of BrainHealth

Where are the frontiers of brain science? Join us for lunchtime lectures focused on brain science innovations. Register for the full annual series completely free of charge! Attend as many as you like, and dive deep into brain science with leading experts.

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First place winner Rian Macbride at the third Art of Kindness Exhibition.

Art of Kindness

Curious about the neuroscience of kindness? An interdisciplinary collaboration with UT Dallas programs in art and technology and computer science, Art of Kindness explores the link between empathy and kindness through an annual student art contest.

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Sandi Chapman presenting Susan Hockfield with the 2022 Branch Award.

Branch Award

Each year, a pioneering neuroscientist whose lifetime of innovation has shaped brain research receives the Branch Award, in honor of the award's namesake and first recipient, the visionary scholar, neurosurgeon and humanitarian Dr. Charles L. Branch.   About the Branch Awards →

Tom Leppert and Sandi Chapman at the 2022 Legacy Awards; they are standing next to each other and holding the award while smiling.

Legacy Award

The Legacy Award recognizes individuals who championed countless others in realizing their brain potential. BrainHealth's highest non-science honor, the prize honors their unwavering passion for protecting and healing the brain throughout the lifespan.

About the Legacy Awards →

2019 Friends of BrainHealth Scientist Selection Luncheon

Friends Luncheon

The Friends of BrainHealth donor circle supports emerging scientists with seedling grants, and the annual luncheon becomes a riveting contest, with energetic research presentations by finalists, and a live audience vote to decide the final award.    About the Friends Luncheon →