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Friday, June 24 • 5:15pm - 5:45pm
Keynote - Digital Medicine: The Quest for the First FDA-Approved Game, with Dr. Adam Gazzaley

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Innovative neuroscientist, Adam Gazzaley, will describe an approach developed in his lab that uses custom-designed video games to achieve meaningful and sustainable cognitive enhancement, as well the next stage of his research program, which uses video games integrated with technological innovations in software (e.g., brain computer interface algorithms, GPU computing) and hardware (e.g., virtual reality headsets, motion capture, mobile EEG) to create personalized closed loop systems. He will share with you his journey from the basic science research that inspired these translational efforts, to the founding of Akili Interactive Labs, to their latest quest for the first FDA-approved action video game.  

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Adam Gazzaley

Neuroscientist, Co-founder, Akili Interactive Labs
Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor in Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry at the UC San Francisco, and the Founding Director of the Neuroscience Imaging Center, Neuroscape Lab and the Gazzaley Lab. His lab explores mechanisms of neuroplasticity and designs, develops and validates new technologies to optimize cognitive abilities via engagement with closed- loop systems using custom-designed video games, neurofeedback and transcranial... Read More →


Friday June 24, 2016 5:15pm - 5:45pm
Tishman Auditorium

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