BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MDGBoston announced today that it will close registration in one week for its symposium to be held on Wednesday, June 11, 2014: “The Year of the Brain: Advances in Imaging, Diagnostics and Therapeutic Delivery,” from 3:30—8:00 p.m. at Foley Hoag Law Offices, 155 Seaport Blvd., Boston.
“This symposium will spotlight not only seminal advances in basic and applied science but also what they mean for entrepreneurs, medical product developers, healthcare providers, and patients,” said Bertha Madras, PhD, Professor of Psychobiology, Harvard Medical School.
Academic researchers in neuroscience are providing game-changing insights into brain functions while creating extraordinary advances in the technologies required to develop better treatments. Imaging advances have created the potential for revolutionary gains in pre-asymptomatic diagnosis and treatment of a wide array of neuropsychiatric conditions, such as: Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, depression, stroke, injuries, and brain cancers.
Symposium Faculty will include: Bertha Madras, PhD, Harvard Medical School; Xue Han, PhD, Boston University; John Gabrieli, PhD, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT; Miles Cunningham, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School; and, T (Teo) Forcht Dagi, MD, DMedSc, Broadview Ventures.
MDGBoston (www.mdgboston.org) is New England’s premier organization for individual professionals in the medical device and related fields.