Sponsor:

Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery of Havana

Co-sponsors:

Academy of Sciences of Cuba Bioethics Interdisciplinary Center University of Chile
Bioethics Regional Program for Latin America and the Caribbean (PAHO/WHO) "Calixto García" University Hospital

 

Caribbean Organization for Brain Research (CARIBRO) Center for Medical and Surgical Research (CIMEQ)
Center for Neurosciences Center for Organ and Tissue Transplantation of the Buenos Aires province (C.U.C.A.I.B.A.)
Cuban Society of Clinical Neurophysiology Cuban Society of Neurology and Neurosurgery
"Hermanos Ameijeiras" Hospital Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Havana
INFOMED Institute of Legal Medicine
Institute of Nephrology International Association of Bioethics
Ministry of Public Health National Center of Neurological Restoration
National Commission for Brain Death Diagnosis National Council of Scientific Societies
National Society for Neurosciences (SONECUB) Psychiatric Hospital of Havana
World Federation of Neurology

Honorary Presidents

Carlos Dotres, MD Ministry of Public Health
Abelardo Ramírez, MD Senior Vice-Minister
Santiago Luis González, MD Director, Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Ismael Clark, MD, Ph.D. President, Academy of Sciences of Cuba
José B. Jardines, MD Vice-Minister for Education and Research
Julián Gárate Domínguez, MD Vice-Minister and Director of Health in Havana
Luis Córdoba, MD Vice-Minister of Medical Assistance
José Jordán, MD President of the Cuban Council of Medical Societies
Arquímides Sedeño, MD Director of the Cuban Council of Medical Societies
Raúl Gómez Cabrera, MD Director, Hermanos Ameijeiras Hospital
Armando Guerra, MD Director, "Calixto García" University Hospital
Bernabé Ordaz, MD Director of the Psychiatric Hospital of Havana
Noel González, MD National Chairman of Cardiovascular Surgery
Raúl Herrera, MD Director of the Institute of Nephrology

President of the Symposium

Calixto Machado, MD, Ph.D.

Local Organizing Committee

José Acosta Zamariego, MD Ileana Alfaro, Ph.D.
Miguel A. Alvarez, Ph.D. Yoel Avila, RN
Irene Barrios Osuna, MD Esperanza Barroso, MD
Miguel A. Buergo, MD Jose A. Cabrera, MD
Gabriel Cruz Ugarte, JD Enma Cuspineda Bravo, JD
Silvia Delgado, MD Félix Espósito
Eduardo Fermín, Ph.D. Ottman Fernández Concepción, MD
Julio C. García, MD Alina González Quevedo, MD
Armando González Rivera, MD Dermis González, JD
Joel Gutiérrez, MD Jorge Lage Dávila, MD
Arminda Hernández Calix, JD José A. Hernández, MD
Leyanis Hernández, MD Jorge Martínez Cruz, JD
Renzo Mestre Migueles, MD Enrique Michel Esteban, MD
Mirta Núñez, MD Alejandro Pando Cabrera, MD
Elia M. Pestana Knight, MD Arturo Pérez Alonso, MD
Adnelys Reyes Berazain, MD José M. Román Murga, MD
Antonio Ruibal León, MD Mariluz Samper Zamora, RN
Sofía Sordo Berra, Ph.D. Roberto Suárez Mella, MD
Leonardo Pérez Gallardo, MD René Zamora Marín, MD
Luis Zarrabeitia Oviedo, MD Bárbara Zas Ros
Migdalia Luna

International Committee

Alejandro Cibil, MD Uruguay
José Domínguez Roldán, Spain
Angel Esteban, MD Spain
Enrico Facco, MD Italy
Félix García, Ph.D. Venezuela
Fabio Garzón, Ph.D. Colombia
James Hughes, Ph.D. USA
Margaret Lock, Ph.D. Canada
Fernando Lolas, MD Chile
Jorge Matias Guiu, MD Spain
Alan Shewmon, MD USA
Laura Siminoff, Ph.D. USA
Carlos Sorati, MD Argentina
William Winslade, JD, Ph.D. USA
Stuart Youngner, MD USA (Chairman)

Scientific Committe

José Acosta Samariego, MD Cuba
Ileana Alfaro, Ph.D. Cuba
Miguel A. Alvarez, Ph.D Cuba
Esperanza Barroso, MD Cuba
José A. Cabrera, MD Cuba
Alina González, MD Cuba
Armando González, MD Cuba
Mirta Nuñez Gudás, MD Cuba
Elia M. Pestana, MD Cuba
Arturo Pérez, MD Cuba
Leonardo Pérez Alonso Cuba
D. Alan Shewmon, MD

USA

Arquímides Sedeño, MD Cuba
Sofía Sordo Berra, Ph.D. Cuba
Stuart Youngner, MD

USA

Speakers

Adam Zeman, MD Edinburgh
Alastair V. Campbell, MD England
Angel Esteban, MD Spain
Bryan Young, MD Canada
Calixto Machado, MD Cuba
D. Alan Shewmon, MD USA
Diego Gracia Guillén, MD Spain
Enrico Facco, MD Italy
Francisco Murillo,MD Spain
Frank Clifford Rose, MD England
Ignacio Carrasco, MD, Ph.D. Italy
James Bernat, MD USA
James Hughes, Ph.D. USA
John Haldane, Ph.D. Scotland
John M. Haas , Ph.D. USA
Jorge Matias Guiu, MD Spain
José Dominguez Roldan Spain
Josef Seifert, Ph.D. Liechtenstein
Joseph Boyle, Ph.D.

Canada

Juan Sahuquillo Spain
Julius Korein, MD USA
Laura Siminoff, MD USA
Linda Emanuel, MD USA
Margaret Lock, Ph.D. Canada
Noel González, MD Cuba
Peter Singer Australia
Peter Safar, MD

USA

Phillipe Hantson, MD

Belgium

Raúl Herrera, MD Cuba
Robert Arnold, MD USA
Robert Veatch, Ph.D. USA
Steven Miles, MD USA
Stuart Youngner, MD USA
William E. May, Ph.D. USA
William Winslade, MD USA

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