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2008 OHSU Brain Awareness Lecture Series Announced

The 2008 OHSU Brain Awareness Lecture Series brings an exciting series of speakers to the Newmark Theater for lectures on "The Brain In Everyday Life."

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) has announced its speaker lineup for Brain Awareness Season 2008. This year's edition of the annual celebration features world-renowned brain researchers and experts who will travel to Oregon to discuss their research, as well as lectures by world-class researchers from Oregon Health & Science University.

Lectures will be held at the series' new home, the Newmark Theater at the Portland Center for the Performing Arts. OHSU's Brain Awareness Season is considered one of the largest and finest events of its kind, according to its national sponsor, the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives.

Highlights from this season's schedule include:


February 11 »SOLD OUT«
“In Search of Memory:
The Emergence of the New Science of Mind”
Eric Kandel, M.D.
Columbia University; Author: In Search of Memory

February 19
“The Developing Human Brain:
What Is Normal and What Is Not”
Pat Levitt, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University

February 25
“The Sleeping Brain:
How Sleep Affects Mood, Memory and Behavior”
Al Lewy, M.D., Ph.D.
Oregon Health and Science University

March 3
“The Brain and Gender:
Sex Differences Do Matter”
Larry Cahill, Ph.D.
University of California at Irvine


“Technology for Aging-in-Place:
Opportunities and Challenges”
Tamara Hayes, Ph.D.
Oregon Health & Science University


A full list of events, times, and locations can be found at

Lecture tickets can be purchased by phone at 503.494.0885.

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