Celebrate the Kent State Brain Health Research Institute

Please join us for the Brain Health Research Institute Celebration on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021.

This exciting event will include a keynote presentation by Earl Miller, '85, Ph.D, and a grand opening dedication in the new Brain Health Research Institute Labs and Collaboratory.



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Keynote Presentation by Earl Miller, ’85, Ph.D.

One Journey from 20th to 21st Century Neuroscience

3-4 p.m. Kent State University Kiva

Earl Miller, Ph.D., graduated from Kent State University in 1985 and later earned a Master of Arts degree and Ph.D. in psychology and neuroscience from Princeton University. He is a cognitive neuroscientist whose research focuses on neural mechanisms of cognitive, or executive, control. Dr. Miller is the Picower Professor of Neuroscience with the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory and the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the chief scientist and co-founder of SplitSage.

Photo of the brain health research lab with researchers

Labs and Collaboratory Grand Opening and Reception

4 p.m. Integrated Sciences Building - Lobby
1175 Lefton Esplanade, Kent, Ohio

The Brain Health Research Institute (BHRI) is a collaborative effort that taps passionate faculty members from across the university and at our partner institutions, NEOMED, Cleveland Clinic and Akron Children’s Hospital, who bring together their unique strengths as they step up to solve these brain-related challenges and more. Following a brief program, there will be a reception, tours and student researcher demonstrations.

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Join us for a special keynote address and to celebrate the grand opening of the new Brain Health Research Institute Labs and Collaboratory.