April 25-30, 2016 - Tucson, ARIZONA   

Loews Ventana Canyon Resort





PL 12  - NCC 3 -Anomalous Conscious Experience

2:00 pm to 4:10 pm  


George Mashour

University of Michigan Medical School, CCS, Ann Arbor

Director, Center for Consciousness Science

Faculty, Neuroscience Graduate Program

Bert N. La Du Professor of Anesthesiology Research

Co-Chair, Science of Consciousness 2016


George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D. is an anesthesiologist and neuroscientist who founded and directs the multidisciplinary Center for Consciousness Science at the University of Michigan Medical School.  Mashour’s primary scholarly interest is in consciousness and anesthesia.  In his clinical research he studies intraoperative awareness and has conducted several major randomized controlled trials on brain monitoring.  In his laboratory he investigates the mechanisms of unconsciousness during general anesthesia and sleep. Finally, his computational research group explores network science approaches to consciousness and unconsciousness.  Mashour’s research is funded by the National Institutes of Health and the James S. McDonnell Foundation.