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All seminars in the series take place from 10:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.


Sept 3
Neuroscience in the Courtroom 

Michael Flomenhaft, Esq.
Principal, The Flomenhaft Law Firm, PLLC


Sept 10
Lasting Effects of Stress on the Developing Brain and Body: Why Interventions Targeting the Family Unit Are So Important

Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D.
Alfred E. Mirsky Professor
Head, Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology
The Rockefeller University
Sept 17
What Will We Learn From the Brain Initiative?

Joshua R. Sanes, Ph.D.
Paul J. Finnegan Family Director, Center for Brain Science
Jeff C. Tarr Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard University
Sept. 24
A Lab Rat in the Courtroom? When Neuroscience Weighs in on Life or Death

Ruben C. Gur, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Radiology & Neurology
Director, Brain Behavior Laboratory and the Center for Neuroimaging in Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center
Oct 1
The Forensic Use and Importance of Advanced Imaging Applications Depicting the Experiential and Atrophic Effects of Chronic Severe Pain on the Brain

Michael Flomenhaft, Esq.
Principal, The Flomenhaft Law Firm, PLLC
Oct 8
Neuroscience of Addiction

Joan E. Roberts, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry
Department of Natural Sciences
Fordham University

Oct 22
An Overview of Functional MRI as Evidence for Legal Evidence for Chronic Pain

Joy Hirsch, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychiatry and NeuroBiology

Director, The Brain Function Laboratory
Departments of Psychiatry and NeuroBiology
Yale University School of Medicine

Oct 29
The Neuroscience of PTSD

Rachel Yehuda, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Director of the Traumatic Stress Studies Division
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Nov 5
Image Deeply: Revealing Microstructural Substrates of Neurobehavioral Dysfunction with MRI

Michael L. Lipton, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.R.
Director of Radiology Research
The Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Departments of Radiology, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and The Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Medical Director for MRI Services
Montefiore Medical Center
Nov 12
Will There Be a Neurolaw Revolution?

Adam Kolber, Esq.
Professor of Law
Brooklyn Law School
Nov 19
A Basic Neuroscientist’s View on the Place for Neuroscience in Ethics and Policy

Holly Moore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurobiology in Psychiatry
Columbia University Director of Laboratory Resource Management and Research Scientist VI
The New York State Psychiatric Institute
Nov 26
My Neurons Made Me Do It!

Jed S. Rakoff, Esq.
Judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of  New York
The Fordham Law School Series on Law and Neuroscience is part of a seminar available for Fordham Law students to promote further exploration of topics beyond first-year courses. The contributions of leading neuroscientists, psychologists, medical researchers, and lawyers enrich the academic enterprise and enable students to engage in discussion of new research and ideas. All seminars take place from 10:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.

To attend, please contact
Deborah W. Denno
Arthur A. McGivney Professor of Law
212-636-6868
ddenno@law.fordham.edu