Frontiers in Neuroscience seminar: "When the spark goes out: The neurology of apathy and motivation"
Welcome on September 29 to a lecture by our guest speaker Professor Masud Husain, University of Oxford, UK.
"When the spark goes out: The neurology of apathy and motivation"
Masud Husain is Professor of Neurology & Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Oxford and Professorial Fellow at New College, Oxford. He works across departments of neuroscience, brain imaging and experimental psychology to understand cognitive functions in health and disease.
Masud studied Medicine at Oxford and was a Harkness Fellow at MIT, before holding positions at Imperial College and becoming Professor of Neurology at UCL (University College London) and the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, London.
At Oxford, he leads a research group which focuses on understanding memory and motivation in healthy individuals and people with disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, Parkinson’s disease and stroke. Masud holds a Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellowship and leads the Neurological Conditions theme of the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre. He is Editor-in-Chief of Brain.
Light refreshments will be served after the lecture.
Host: Sebastian Palmqvist