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Topic Announced for Neuro Night Forum

Improving neurological health through education, research and access to care will be the topic of June’s Neuro Night forum.

Improving neurological health through education, research and access to care will be the topic of June’s Neuro Night forum, scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at the Fountains at Canterbury, 1404 N.W. 122nd St. A light dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m.

During the event, members of the community will have an opportunity to speak directly with experts in the topic presented and discover the cutting edge of research and clinical practice in this area. The forum is part of the Neuro Night series sponsored by the Oklahoma Center for Neuroscience, a consortium of neuroscientists from across the state that serves as a research center and information resource at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

The forum will include a panel of three:

· Michael Ihnat, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Medicine, OU Health Sciences Center
"The Role of the Brain in Hearing"

· Scott Schaeffer, RPh, DABAT, Ph.D., managing director, Oklahoma Poison Center, OU Health Sciences Center
"Hearing for a Lifetime: How do we keep it or how do we get it back?"

· Philip Kemp, Ph.D., DABFT, principal research toxicologist, Civil Aerospace Medical Institute, Federal Aviation Administration
"Infants Can Hear You Now"
 
For more information or to arrange accommodations on the basis of disability, call (405) 271-6267 or visit the center’s website at www.ouhsc.edu/ocns.