Neureuther Lecture by Luke Dittrich

  • September 27, 2018 • 5 PM
  • Umrath Lounge

Lobotomies, Pain Guns, and Shredded Data: Patient H.M. and the Ethics of Human Experimentation

Dittrich will speak on his book, Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness and Family Secrets. Patient H.M. tells the fascinating and sometimes troubling true story of Henry Molaison, an amnesiac who became the most studied human research subject ever. Dittrich explores of the history of memory science and raises urgent questions about the ethics of medical research and human experimentation.

Please join us at John M. Olin Library for a book signing and light reception following the talk. Books will be available for purchase. This event is free and open to the public.