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The Science of Booze
Aug 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm| Free
FREE BUT RSVP REQUIRED!
Have you ever woken up with a hazy memory and monster hangover?
Nausea, sweats, a cracking headache and that niggling sense that you did something truly terrible the night before? Welcome to the science of booze! Dr. Putrino will discuss the effects that alcohol has on your body, your brain, and your judgment. We will explore some of the national guidelines for alcohol consumption, explain the science of what happens to our bodies when we over-indulge, and, together, we will see if we can discover the Holy Grail for all drinkers: the hangover cure. So come and join us at OTB in Williamsburg for some drinks and science – we guarantee fun, booze, and science!
Dr. David Putrino is a physical therapist with a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, and Treasurer of Know Science. He has worked clinically in both private practice and hospital environments before moving from Australia to the United States to study computational neuroscience at Harvard Medical School and MIT. He then accepted a postdoctoral fellowship at New York University, designing prostheses for Brain Machine Interface devices. David is currently an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, and the Director of Telemedicine and Virtual Rehabilitation at Burke Medical Research Institute. In this position, he works at the intersection of science, healthcare, and technology by developing low-cost and accessible healthcare solutions for individuals in need of better healthcare accessibility. He also consults for Red Bull High Performance, using state-of-the-art technology to monitor and enhance athlete performance. Finally, he serves as the “Chief Mad Scientist” of Not Impossible Labs, a group that crowd-sources accessible technological solutions for high-impact humanitarian problems.
SPONSORED BY OTB