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2nd Annual Neuroscience Symposium

Posted Feb. 14, 2014

 Kent State University has considerable strength in a broad range of  neurosciences from molecular biology to behavior and addresses through its research a wide variety of neurological diseases and illnesses.  The purpose of the symposium is to provide an opportunity for scholarly interactions with internationally renowned obesity neuroscientists as well as to provide a venue for the general public to learn more about the neural basis of obesity.

April. 3, 7 p.m.

Keynote Address,

Michael Rosenbaum, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Medicine at Columbia University  Medical Center and world-renowned expert on the development and prevention of obesity.


April.4,  8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Symposium Sessions featuring:

Antonio Convit, M.D., NYU School of Medicine

Rajita Sinha, Ph.D., Yale University

Colleen Novak, Ph.D., Kent State University

Lei Cao, Ph.D., Ohio State University,

                              College of Medicine

The symposium is free and open to the public.

Undergraduates are encouraged to attend, please register at: