Dec 1st, 2016
Dr. Frank Russo will be co-chairing a symposium with Assal Habibi of the Brain and Creativity Institute (University of Southern California) on “Extra-musical benefits of music training across the lifespan” at Neurosciences & Music VI. In partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, the Mariani Foundation for Paediatric Neurology will host this international meeting in Boston, June 15-18, 2017, with the theme of “Music, Sound and Health”.
The highly successful series “The Neurosciences and Music” was introduced in New York in 2000, with meetings in Venice (2002, in partnership with International School of Neurological Sciences), Leipzig (2005, with Max Planck Institute), Montreal (2008 with BRAMS, Brain and Music Research), Edinburgh (2011, with IHMSD – Institute for Music in Human and Social Development) and Dijon (2014, with Université de Bourgogne, Municipality of Dijon and Université de Lyon in cooperation with EBRAMUS “Initial Training Network”). All these conferences have led to publications in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.