Brown Moderates Panel on Prenatal and Early Childhood Brain Development at Neuroscience Conference

On February 10, Teneille Brown, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will moderate a panel titled “Assaults on Prenatal and Early Childhood Brain Development: What Can Be Done? Limits on Autonomy and Government Regulation”, at the Law and Policy of the Developing Brain: Neuroscience from Womb to Death conference held at UC Hastings and Stanford University. 

Other participants in the two-part panel include commentators Kate Bloch, JD, Professor of Law, University of California Hastings College of Law; and Jaime King, JD, PhD, Associate Professor of Law, University of California Hastings College of Law; and panelists including Gideon Koren, MD, FACMT, FRCP(C); Mishka Terplan, MD, MPH; Tracey Woodruff, PhD, MD; Khiara Bridges, JD, PhD; Megan Schwarzman, MD, MPH; and Mishka Terplan, MD, MPH.

The theme of the Conference revolves around the law and policy surrounding the developing brain. The Conference will begin Friday morning at UC Hastings with a principal talk from Dr. Robert Sapolsky on the general themes of the two-day conference. The panels and speakers over the two days of the conference will consider law and neuroscience issues as they arise throughout the human lifespan, beginning Friday morning with prenatal and infant brains, and ending Saturday afternoon with the neuroscience of aging and death.