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Awards event to recognize heroes of green and open neuroscience


On Monday, November 14, at 6:30 p.m., the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and the founders of the Green Neuroscience Laboratory will recognize individuals and organizations that help forward the principles and culture of Green and Open Neuroscience.

Green and open neuroscience aims to help improve our understanding of the brain, as well as health, through research and perspectives that strengthen ethics, the environment, education, arts, and protection of neurodiversity.

Award recipients will present short talks about their work and vision for an ethical science future that forwards health and saves lives.

WHAT: Green and Open Neuroscience Hero Awards

WHEN: Monday, Nov. 14, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

WHERE: Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Rm. Cortez Hill A-C

1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101


Hosts: The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and the founders of the Green Neuroscience Laboratory

Speakers include:

Ann Lam, Ph.D., senior medical research specialist, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Stacy Lopresti-Goodman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology and Honors Program Director, Marymount University

Jacopo Annese, Ph.D., Founder and President, the Institute for Brain and Society

HOW: Please RSVP at: The event is free and is open to anyone (registration for the Society for Neuroscience conference is not necessary). Children are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Founded in 1985, the Physicians Committee is a nonprofit organization that encourages higher standards for ethics and effectiveness in education and research.


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