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Pioneers In Science: Alvaro Pascual-Leone

The World Science Festival’s Pioneers in Science program gives high school students from around the globe rare and intimate access to some of the world’s most renowned scientists in a town hall-style discussion. Meet Alvaro Pascual-Leone, the Chief for the Division of Cognitive Neurology and the Director of the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Pascual-Leone studies the mechanisms that control brain plasticity, and he is a pioneer in noninvasive brain stimulation where he has used test subjects across the animal kingdom, including humans. His research has been critical in establishing the field of therapeutic brain stimulation in treating conditions such as epilepsy, Parkinson, autism, and drug-resistant depression.

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Pioneers In Science: Alvaro Pascual-Leone

The World Science Festival’s Pioneers in Science program gives high school students from around the globe rare and intimate access to some of the world’s most renowned scientists in a town hall-style discussion. Meet Alvaro Pascual-Leone, the Chief for the Division of Cognitive Neurology and the Director of the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Pascual-Leone studies the mechanisms that control brain plasticity, and he is a pioneer in noninvasive brain stimulation where he has used test subjects across the animal kingdom, including humans. His research has been critical in establishing the field of therapeutic brain stimulation in treating conditions such as epilepsy, Parkinson, autism, and drug-resistant depression.

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Ariel ZychScience Educator

Ariel Zych is an educator, scientist, writer, and producer dedicated to sparking a love of science and math in others. Currently education director at Science Friday, she’s produced and created hundreds of experiments, activities, lessons, events, and workshops for kids, parents, and teachers in video, radio, print, web, and social media.

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Participants

Alvaro Pascual-LeoneNeuroscientist

Alvaro Pascual-Leone is Director of the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation and chief of the Division of Cognitive Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is an associate dean for clinical and translational research and a professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School.

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