Neuroscientist Choi to Visit Medical Campus Thursday, Jan. 19
Dennis Choi, MD, PhD, a prominent neuroscientist and executive vice president of the Simons Foundation, will spend a day on the medical campus Thursday, Jan. 19. The day will begin at 8 a.m. in MSB E-351 with a lecture on the future of neuroscience research, followed by discussions with individuals, lab tours, meetings with key leadership at the College of Medicine and afternoon seminars.
Before joining the Simons Foundation, a New York City-based private foundation whose single largest initiative has been in autism research, Choi served as vice president for academic health affairs at Emory University in Atlanta. He has served as president of the Society for Neuroscience, chairman of the U.S. National Committee to the International Brain Research Organization, vice president of the American Neurological Association and founding co-editor of the research journal, Neurobiology of Disease.