Path Foundation New York to honor MBRC’s Dr. Kenneth Blum
On March 21, 2014 the Path Foundation of New York will host a one day conference entitled “Finding Adequate Reward: Dopamine and Brain Health.” Sponsors are the University of Florida College of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College.
After opening remarks by former New York Governor David Paterson, five presentations will be made by some very heavy hitters:
Dr. Nora Volkow, MD, Director National Institute of Drug Abuse
Dr. Paul Greengard, PhD Nobel Laureate, Vincent Astor Professor, Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, The Rockefeller University
Dr. Mark Gold, MD, Chairman of the Psychiatric Department of the University of Florida Medical School
Dr. Kenneth Blum, Phd Adjunct Professor, University of Florida College of Medicine and McKnight Brain Institute
Dr. Eric R. Braverman, MD Assistant Professor of Integrative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College Assistant Professor, UF College of Medicine & McKnight Brain Institute
At the dinner, after a special presentation by Grammy-winner violinist Miri Ben-Ari, Dr. Blum will be presented with a Scientific Lifetime Achievement. Dr. Blum is Malibu Beach Recovery Center’s advisor on neuroscience. We will be showing up to salute him.
PATH is a non-profit foundation devoted to establishing how the brain functions and developing practical diagnostic and treatment methods that improve well-being and increase longevity. According to the Mission Statement, the PATH Foundation NY believes a multimodal approach to health ensures effective long-term outcomes. The integration of a variety of therapies including nutrients, natural hormones, lifestyle changes, diet, and pharmaceuticals, when appropriate, guarantees a comprehensive method for individuals to participate in their own healing process.
“We are providing the tools for physicians, scientists, and the public to take charge of their health,” states the PATH brochure for this conference.