James Bennett will be signing copies of his book “Your Amazing and Vulnerable Brain” at VA next month.
BOOK SIGNING DETAILS
Saturday November 10, 2018 12:00 PM
Barnes & Noble
11640 W. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23233
About the Author:
James P. Bennett, Jr. is a native of St. Petersburg, FL. He received a B.S. in Chemistry (with Honors) from the University of Florida (1970), attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for his M.D. (1974) and Ph.D. (Pharmacology, 1977) degrees. He did a residency at the University of Virginia (UVA). He was a faculty member in UVA’s departments of Neurology, Psychiatry and Pharmacology and held the Ebbert Chair in Medical Science. In 2009 he moved to Virginia Commonwealth University where he was Chairman of Neurology (2009-2013) and founding Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center (2009-2015). In June 2015 founded Neurodegeneration Therapeutics, Inc. (NTI).
About the Book:
Your brain is an amazing organ, considering that it is less than 3% of your body weight but contributes up to 25% of fuel consumption to make energy. Yet it is vulnerable to damage as it carries out its remarkable tasks. How does this happen? What does it mean for you as an individual and humans as a species? Discover the remarkable things your brain does, how all of this requires energy, and what you can do to protect your amazing and vulnerable brain.