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December 9, 2011
9am to 4pm
SUNY Global Center
116 East 55th Street, NY, NY
Sponsored by SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Speakers include:
Andre A. Fenton, SUNY Downstate Medical Center and New York University
David Glanzman, UCLA
Merle Kindt, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Adam Kolber, Brooklyn Law School
John L. Kubie, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
S. Matthew Liao, New York University
Todd C. Sacktor, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
David Wasserman, Yeshiva University

Topics of discussion include:
Memory erasure and enhancement
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
“Rebooting the brain”
Clinical implications: “slippery slopes”

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I’m very honored to be invited to speak at this symposium. Here are some of my work in this area:

Liao, S. Matthew and Sandberg, Anders. “The Normativity of Memory Modification.” Neuroethics. 2008;1:85-99.

Liao, S. Matthew, Sandberg, Anders, and Savulescu, Julian. “Spotless Mind.” ABC News. 2008.

Liao, S. Matthew. “Erasing Memories to Achieve Your Own ‘Eternal Sunshine.'” Bigthink. Aug 4, 2010.


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