"Innovations in Neuroscience" Panel Features HCHS Alums

On Tuesday, April 8th, the Hunter College High School Alumnae/i Association will host seven distinguished alumnae/i for a panel discussion entitled Innovations in Neuroscience: From Bench to Bedside. The conversation will cover questions at the cutting edge of brain science, including:
What really goes on in the mind of an adolescent?
What does nicotine really do to the brain?
How is genetic technology revolutionizing the treatment of brain tumors in children?
The event will be from 6:30-9:00 pm in the Hunter auditorium at 71 East 94th Street. Tickets, which are $50 until March 25 and $75 thereafter, can be purchased on the HCHSAA website.


Hilary Blumberg, MD, HCHS '82, Professor of Psychiatry, Diagnostic Radiology and the Child Study Center, and Director of the Mood Disorders Research Program at the Yale School of Medicine.
Danielle Bolling, MSc, HCHS '04, a third year PhD student in the interdepartmental neuroscience program at Yale.
Adam E. Cohen, PhD, HCHS '97, a professor in the departments of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Physics at Harvard, with secondary appointments in the Center for Brain Science and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute.
Jeffrey Greenfield, MD, PhD, HCHS '90 specializes in pediatric neurosurgery, but he also sees adult patients with certain neurosurgical conditions.
Daniel Leeds, PhD, HCHS '01, assistant professor of Computer and Information Science at Fordham University.
Marina Picciotto, PhD, HCHS '81, the Charles B.G. Murphy Professor in Psychiatry and Professor of Neurobiology and Pharmacology at Yale University.
Ben Rapoport, MD, PhD, HCHS '99, a Resident in Neurosurgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Moderator: Hannah I. Lipman MD, MS, HCHS '89, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center
Associate Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Bioethics.