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Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm EDT

Price: Free

Location:  Virtual via Zoom
2080 Duke University Rd
Durham, North Carolina  27708
United States

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Scientists are working to understand the brain's unique structure so they can develop new ways to repair injuries and head off disease before it occurs. Fixing damaged brain cells and preventing neurodegenerative declines could be a game-changer for millions of people every year. Join us to discover the groundbreaking work that's going on between our ears.


  • Nicole Schramm-Sapyta, Associate Professor of the Practice, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences


  • Chantell Evans, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, School of Medicine
  • Cameron McIntyre, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering
  • Richard Bedlack, Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine


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