Weill Neurosciences Symposium Series

About the Weill Neurosciences Symposium Series

The Weill Neurosciences Symposium Series brings together leaders in science and medicine to showcase innovative research, inspiring ideas, and highlight new paths toward discovery. Each symposium takes on a different theme, offering a renewed focus on key issues and disease areas across the neurosciences

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January 28, 2020

UCSF Weill Neuroethics Symposium:
Anticipating Ethical Concerns in a New Era of Neuroscience

The mission of this symposium was to better prepare the neurosciences community to anticipate and address neuroethical concerns arising from their work, and prepare for broader public engagement with these issues. Bringing together an exciting panel of speakers, this program closely examined three topic areas of both great hope and potential concern in the neurosciences: neurogenetics, neuromodulation, and patient data.

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November 9, 2018

New Tools, New Hope:
The Modern Face of Psychiatry

The 2018 UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences Symposium, hosted by Weill Cornell Medicine, brought together neuroscientists from Weill Cornell Medicine and the University of California, San Francisco to examine the current landscape of psychiatry-related neuroscience research, highlighting recent advances and discussing key challenges facing the field.

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May 25, 2017

Inaugural Symposium:
Focus on Neurodegenerative Disease

The inaugural symposium brought together leaders in science and medicine to offer a renewed focus on neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and ALS.

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