HRC 2019-20 Rice Seminar: The Medical Ethics of Consciousness

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Organizers: Uriah Kriegel and Charles Siewert

Free and open to the public

Lovett Hall - Founder's room

Speakers: Diane O’Leary (Maryland) - “The value of consciousness in medicine”

Andrea Lavazza (Arezzo) - “What human brain-organoid research teaches us about consciousness and its value”

Tim Bayne (Monash), Sunil Kothari (Memorial Hermann Hospital), and Christos Lazaridis (Chicago) - round-table discussions on consciousness and patients in vegetative state

 Lan Li (Rice) - “Heavy hearts: Cognition, emotion, and the mind in Chinese medicine”