New Hope for Brain Repair: a free public presentation on January 30

A free public lecture titled “New Hope for Brain Repair” will be given by Gong Chen, professor of biology and the Verne M. Willaman Chair in Life Sciences, on January 30 at 11:00 a.m. in 100 Thomas Building on the Penn State University Park Campus. The presentation is the second of six lectures on consecutive Saturdays in the 2016 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science, an annual free public minicourse. Registration is not required, and all are welcome to attend. The six speakers this year are scientists who are expanding the frontiers of knowledge in fields of research related to human health. During his lecture, Chen will describe his lab team’s discovery of a new recipe for repairing scarred brain tissues by turning them back into functioning neural…


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