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Art and Medical Diagnoses

  • Cantina Royal 58 North 3rd Street Brooklyn, NY, 11249 United States (map)

Know Science is partnering with taste of science for the 2019 festival:

Disease changes lives…and art.

For centuries, art and music have reflected not only contemporary cultural and political themes but also the lives of the artists themselves.  For example, medical diagnoses have shaped the way artists perceive and interact with the world, and are expressed in their art.  This talk explores how a pituitary tumor, REM sleep disturbances, prosopagnosia and syphilis have ultimately had profound impacts on art and music, while explaining the science behind these diagnoses along the way.

Note: This event is 21+

Dr. Megan McGill   Megan McGill, MD, PhD recently joined REGENXBIO, a gene therapy company. She most recently worked for McKinsey & Co. in the firm’s healthcare practice.

Dr. Megan McGill

Megan McGill, MD, PhD recently joined REGENXBIO, a gene therapy company. She most recently worked for McKinsey & Co. in the firm’s healthcare practice.