American University of Beirut


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Keynote Speakers

  Distingushed Professor 
  Dean of the Division of the Biological and Environmental Sciences 
  and Engineering
  King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
  Professor Emeritus at the Brain Mind Institute at Ecole Polytechnique 
  Federale de Lausanne
  President of International Brain Organization

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  Gardner Quarton Distinguished University​​ Professor of Neuroscience and
  Co-Director of the Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute
  University of Michigan

  Professor of Economics of Aging
  Director of the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy​
  Coordinator of Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe​

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  Professor of Neurology and Immunology
  Director, Abu Haidar Neuroscience Institute
  Director of Nehme and Therese Tohme Multiple Sclerosis Center
  Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research Director
  Faculty of Medicine
  American University of Beirut
  Beirut, Lebanon​

  Distinguished ​Professor and the Head of Department of Molecular
  Neuroscience and Department of Neuro-Medical Science
  Osaka University

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  Associate Professor of Life Sciences
  Director of the Laboratory of Chemical Biology of Neurodegeneration
  Brain Mind Institute
  Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
  Lausanne, Switzerland

  Professor and Chairperson, 
  Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Physiological Sciences
  Faculty of Medicine
  Chairman, Interfaculty Neuroscience Graduate Program
  American University of Beirut
  Beirut, Lebanon 

​Plenary Speakers​

  Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
  Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
  Faculty of Medicine
  American University of Beirut
  Beirut, Lebanon

  Assistant Professor
  Biology and Environmental Sciences Division Chairperson
  Faculty of Sciences
  University of Balamad

  Deptuty Director​ of the Sheffield Institute of Healthy Life Span
  Director of Research & Innovation at the Dept of Mol Biol & Biotech
  University of Sheffield​
  United Kingdom

  Professor of Epidemiology
  Chairperson, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health 
  Faculty of Health Sciences
  Beirut, Lebanon 

  Associate Professor
  Director, Psychology Training Program
  Director, Arab Research Center

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