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White Discusses Dualities of Human Brain during Stanford Event

2018 International Health Humanities event celebrated 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Leonard White, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology in the Duke School of Medicine and DIBS Associate Director for Education, spoke during the 2018 International Health Humanities Consortium Conference at Stanford University. The event, held April 20-22, was celebrated the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein through an exploration of medically based ethical dilemmas and an examination of the relevance of Frankenstein in moral imagination today. Click HERE [EDIT: page no longer exists] for a link to the event's program. 

Dr. White served on a panel, “Exploring the Dualities of Beauty/Horror and Empathy/Violence in the Human Brain,” with Quentin Eichbaum, MD, PhD, from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Here is the panel abstract: