Brain Health Across the Lifespan: A Workshop

On September 24 and 25, 2019, the National Academies’ Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice will host a two-day public workshop exploring issues related to brain health throughout the life span, from birth through old age. The workshop will feature invited presentations and discussions. Workshop presentations will explore the following questions:

  • What are accepted definitions of brain health and resilience?
  •  What are the key elements to measure status of brain health and its resilience across the life span?
  • What additional research questions can be addressed to increase our understanding of brain plasticity throughout the life span?

National Academy of Sciences Building
Room 120
2101 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20418

September 24 – 25, 2019
Approximate times: 8:00 am–5:00 pm*
*Times are subject to change. Please check agenda for final times.

The agenda will be posted soon.

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