BRAINWORKS: THE THEATRE OF NEUROSCIENCE
This program explores the wonders of the human brain by dramatizing real-life neurological cases to reveal the science behind brain diseases, including Alzheimer’s, epilepsy, brain tumors, and stroke.
About the Production
What’s happening in St. Louis is an exciting constellation of leading-edge neuroscience and compelling personal narratives in an intimate theater setting.
BrainWorks is a theatrical performance and a television series originally created by nationally renowned neurosurgeon-scientists, Dr. Eric C. Leuthardt and Dr. Albert H. Kim, both Washington University School of Medicine specialists treating patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
This multi-platform program explores the wonders of the human brain by dramatizing real-life neurological cases to reveal the science behind brain diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, brain tumors, and stroke. Drs. Kim and Leuthardt serve as our guides, making complex concepts approachable to the general public.
Drs. Kim and Leuthardt, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and Nine PBS are collaborating to include regional and national audiences in the conversation. This production is being recorded for a national public television audience and will become an exciting catalyst for discussion. BrainWorks will deepen the public’s understanding of vital health issues, including the connection between the brain and overall health.