Plenary 4, Wednesday, April 4, 2018  2:00 pm to 4:10 pm

(PL4) Neural Correlates of Consciousness: Where, When and How?        

George Mashour, University of Michigan                                           

Hakwan Lau, UCLA             

Uta Noppenay, University of Birmingham


George Mashour, MD PhD, University of Michigan

Founding Director of the Center for Consciousness Science



George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D. is a neuroanesthesiologist and NIH-funded neuroscientist at the University of Michigan. He is recognized for his work on consciousness, mechanisms of anesthetic-induced unconsciousness, and intraoperative awareness. Mashour has authored >150 publications, with key articles appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. He has also edited five textbooks on anesthesiology and the neurosciences, published by Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press. At the University of Michigan Medical School, Mashour is the

Bert N. La Du Professor and Senior Associate Chair for Anesthesiology Research; Faculty in the Neuroscience Graduate Program;

and founding director of the Center for Consciousness Science. He also serves as Associate Dean for Research and as the Director

of the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research, an NIH-funded institute dedicated to advancing translational research.


Workshop, Tuesday April, 3;  9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Network Science and Consciousness, (U. Lee, A. Hudetz, G. Mashour, D. Pal)