The Scienta Health Series Inaugural Lecture: "Successful Aging: Important Advances in Protecting Your Brain"

Important Advances in Protecting the Health of your Brain

Renowned Harvard neurologist Dr. Martin Samuels was the first guest speaker of the Scienta Health Series.

About our speaker

Dr. Martin Samuels is Chairman of Neurology at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston and Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He is an internationally renowned teacher-clinician, a premier diagnostician and a leading authority on the relationships between neurology and general medicine. He has edited several seminal neurology textbooks, developed a definitive instructional video on clinical neurology for practicing physicians, and authored numerous articles and book chapters.

Dr. Samuels has won numerous awards, including the first Harvard Medical School Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching, and the A.B. Baker Award of the American Academy of Neurology for lifetime contributions in neurological education. In 2007, he was the recipient of the H. Houston Merritt Award from the American Academy of Neurology for clinically relevant research.

About the lecture

Speaking to a packed room, Dr. Samuels gave a spirited and interesting discourse on the physiological events behind aging and what we could do to take care of our brains in order to minimize, if not entirely avoid, the effects of aging.

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The well-attended lecture included some well-known figures from Canadian business and society. To see who was in attendance, click here.

Prior to speaking at The Scienta Health Series, Dr. Samuels was interviewed by Kate Filion for Macleans Magazine. To read the full article, click on the following link: An Interview with Dr. Martin Samuels. To read the article on the Macleans Health Blog, click here.

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