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Recording of the Webinar "COVID-19 AND THE BRAIN" by Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP

Luria Neuroscience Institute

Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 12:00 PM - Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Luria Neuroscience Institute is pleased to announce the webinar “COVID-19 and the Brain.” The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us and has changed our world in unfathomable ways. In order to cope with, and eventually overcome this new disease, we need to understand it in all its aspects. In this new webinar, we review the emerging knowledge of how COVID-19 affects the human brain, and discuss the timeliness of the construct "neuro-COVID-19.".

Dr. Elkhonon GoldbergThe webinar features Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP., a clinical neuropsychologist and cognitive neuroscientist, Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine and Diplomate of The American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Neuropsychology. His critically acclaimed and bestselling books have been published in 21 languages.

The webinar takes 1 hour and 1 CE Credit will be awarded. The fee for the webinar is $60. There is a separate $5 processing fee charged by CE credit sponsor R. Cassidy Seminars.


Date and time:
May 16, 2020 (Saturday) from 12pm to 1pm Eastern Time (11am – 12pm Central Time, 9am – 10am Pacific Time)
May 21, 2020 (Thursday) from 4pm to 5pm Eastern Time (3pm – 4pm Central Time, 1pm – 2pm Pacific Time)

COVID-19 is a viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), which has become a global pandemic affecting all of us. While it has been originally characterized as respiratory illness, a growing body of evidence suggests that the brain may also be affected. In this webinar we will examine the emerging evidence of COVID-19 impact on the human brain and the multiple clinical neurological manifestations of this impact. In addition, we will briefly review the impact of diseases caused by other coronaviruses (SARS, MERS), as well as HIV and HSV, on the brain.


  • COVID-19 and the brain: neuroimaging, neuropathological, and genetic findings.
  • Clinical neurological and neuropsychiatric manifestations of COVID-19.
  • Other coronavirus-related illnesses: SARS, MERS, and the brain.
  • Other viral encephalopathies: HIV and HSV.
  • Is neuro-Covid-19 a useful construct?

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About the Instructor

The series of mental health courses and workshops are provided by Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP (wikipedia) with the participation of additional select faculty. Elkhonon Goldberg is a clinical neuropsychologist and a cognitive neuroscientist with more than 30 years of experience. Goldberg’s clinical practice spans the whole range of neuropsychological disorders, including traumatic brain injury, dementias, neurodevelopmental disorders, and forensic neuropsychology. Goldberg research includes cortical organization, hemispheric specialization, frontal lobes, memory, traumatic brain injury, dementias, schizophrenia, and other topics. Goldberg has authored several influential books and published a number of research papers in peer-reviewed journals. Goldberg is also a sought-after educator who lectures worldwide. He was a Visiting Professor at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, University of Sydney and has taught at other major universities worldwide. He has mentored a number of students and post-doctoral trainees, many of whom have become prominent neuropsychologists and neuroscientists in their own right. Elkhonon Goldberg is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurology of New York University School of Medicine and a Diplomate of The American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Neuropsychology. He is a recipient of The Copernicus Prize for his “contributions to interdisciplinary dialogue between neurosciences and neuropsychology, and the Tempos Hominis medal for international medical sciences education.” He is a foreign member of The Venetian Institute of Science, Literature and Arts. His books The Executive Brain (2001), The Wisdom Paradox (2005), and The New Executive Brain (2009) have been translated into close to 20 languages. He co-authored (with Alvaro Fernandez) The SharpBrains Guide to Cognitive Fitness and is the Chief Scientific Adviser of Elkhonon Goldberg was a student and close associate of Alexander Luria, one of the “founding fathers” of neuropsychology as a scientific discipline.

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Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 12:00 PM - Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Luria Neuroscience Institute

LURIA NEUROSCIENCE INSTITUTE (LNI) is dedicated to advancing and disseminating knowledge about the brain and the mind. Bridging the gap between clinicians, educators, neuroscientists, and the general public through a vigorous exchange of ideas and information is central to our mission. We promote and conduct cutting edge research through an international network of collaborations with leading universities and research centers. We foster and facilitate international and interdisciplinary collaborations and exchanges. LNI is named after the great neuropsychologist Alexander Luria.
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