UTD’s Center for BrainHealth Lists Speakers
For Its Annual September Lecture Series

RICHARDSON, Texas (Aug. 16, 2004) — The Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) will resume its innovative lecture series about the inner workings of the human brain beginning Sept. 7 with a talk about the adolescent brain.

The series, which is titled “The Brain: An Owner’s Guide” and is now in its third year, will consist of four lectures in September. It is cosponsored by the Center for BrainHealth, the Neuroscience Center at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and KERA 90.1. All lectures will be held at Presbyterian’s Fogelson Forum Auditorium, located at 8200 Walnut Hill Lane in Dallas, and will run from 7 to 8:15 p.m. on consecutive Tuesdays.

The following topics will be discussed:

The cost to attend is $25 per lecture or $75 for the entire series, and all talks are open to the public and geared to a lay audience. For more information or to reserve a seat, please contact Jennifer Zientz at (214) 905-3007, or register online at www. centerforbrainhealth.org.

About the Center for BrainHealth

The Center for BrainHealth integrates research, treatment, academic training and community outreach and is one of the few facilities in the United States to provide continued follow-up to enhance and monitor functional recovery in children and adults with brain injury, brain disease and complications of normal aging. Through this innovative approach, the center is discovering commonalities across brain maladies that are yielding similarities in brain repair mechanisms and resulting in new treatments for improving life for patients with brain injuries and diseases. One of the center’s top priorities is achieving healthy mental aging by translating scientific findings into treatment. For more information about the Center for BrainHealth and its work, please visit the organization’s Web site www.centerforbrainhealth.org.

About UTD

The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor®, enrolls about 14,000 students. The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s Web site at www.utdallas.edu