John Medina, PhD

The Sunday Summit General Session
Sunday, May 5
Brain Rules

ASCRS Lecture on Science, Medicine and Technology

This lecture was established by ASCRS as a forum for expanding and enriching our appreciation of fields of science and medicine outside the field of ophthalmology. It honors those whose curiosity and constant striving for innovation have led them to investigate aspects of medicine and science that broaden, enliven, and inspire.


Acknowledged as one of the most engaging and crowd-pleasing speakers in the world of neuroscience, Dr. John Medina is a developmental molecular biologist, researcher, professor and a New York Times bestselling author. Dr. Medina is an affiliate professor of bioengineering at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is also the founding director of the Talaris Research Institute.