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Scientist Who Upended and Advanced our Understanding of Memory: Legacy of Dr. Brenda Milner

Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 10:00am to 11:00am

FN 2.102, Polykarp Kusch Auditorium

Scientist Who Upended and Advanced our Understanding of Memory:  Legacy of Dr. Brenda Milner

Dr. Brenda Milner is Canada’s preeminent neuropsychologist, having pioneered research into the human brain; many consider her a founder of the field of clinical neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience. 

Although she remains active at 104, she is unable to travel to Dallas. Join her delegate from McGill University in Montreal, Dr. Gabriel Leonard, and Dr. Mark D’Esposito, professor of neuroscience and psychology at UC Berkeley and Carol Heller BrainHealth Project Co-Leader, as they share stories and insights from her incredible career.

Center for BrainHealth will be awarding her the Charles L. Branch BrainHealth Award.

The School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences and The Center for BrainHealth invite all students, faculty and staff to attend this illuminating scientific exchange to inspire curiosity and research exploration into the complexities of the brain.

Thursday, 12/8/2022 at 10:00 - 11:00am in FN 2.102, the Polykarp Kusch Auditorium. 

Coffee and donuts will be provided in the lobby outside of the auditorium between 9:30-9:50AM.


Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to All requests should be received no later than 10 business days prior to the event.

Event Type

Lectures & Workshops

Target Audience

Faculty & Staff, Undergraduate Students, General Public, Prospective Students, Graduate Students


Science & Technology, Research

Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Center for BrainHealth
Contact Information
Center for BrainHealth
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