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Ara Y. Tourian

Associate Professor Emeritus of Medicine
Neurology
Box 3066 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
122 Baker House, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Creativity: A Multidisciplinary Symposium · 2014 - 2014 Lecture Institue of Learning in Retirement at Duke: OLLIE,

Eds: Vartanian O. and others

An Exploration of Art and the Brain · January 2013 - March 2013 Lecture Institue of Learning in Retirement at Duke: OLLIE, Duke University
An Exploration of Art and the Brain · September 2012 - September 2012 Lecture Institue of Learning in Retirement at Duke: OLLIE,
Advances in the Behavioral Neurosciences and the Arts: An Interdisciplinary Series with an Evolutionary Biology Perspective · January 2012 - March 2012 Lecture Institue of Learning in Retirement at Duke: OLLIE, Duke University
The Communication of Emotion: Is Music the Language of Emotion? - Durham Music Teacher's Association Lecture · May 1993 Lecture
Creativity: A Multidisciplinary Symposium · 2014 - 2014 Lecture Institue of Learning in Retirement at Duke: OLLIE,

Eds: Vartanian O. and others

An Exploration of Art and the Brain · January 2013 - March 2013 Lecture Institue of Learning in Retirement at Duke: OLLIE, Duke University
An Exploration of Art and the Brain · September 2012 - September 2012 Lecture Institue of Learning in Retirement at Duke: OLLIE,
Advances in the Behavioral Neurosciences and the Arts: An Interdisciplinary Series with an Evolutionary Biology Perspective · January 2012 - March 2012 Lecture Institue of Learning in Retirement at Duke: OLLIE, Duke University
The Communication of Emotion: Is Music the Language of Emotion? - Durham Music Teacher's Association Lecture · May 1993 Lecture
Anthropological Development of Dancing and the Brain · June 1981 Lecture
The Evolutionary Origin of Human Ethical Behavior - Philosophy of Science: Medical Student Monthly Seminars · 1981 - 1985 Lecture

Organizer and Moderator: Dr. Ara Tourian

Duke University Faculty Invited Speakers Participation, Student/Faculty Open Discussion

The Central Control of Movement - An Evolutionary Approach · June 1980 Lecture
Huntington's Disease: Membrane Abnormalities and Protein Glycosylation - Satellite Symposium · 1978 Invited Talk International Society of Neurochemistry, Istanbul, Turkey
Control of Liver and Brain Aromatic Amino Acid Metabolism by Phenylalanine Hydroxylase - Symposium of Neurochemistry: Celebration of th e50th Anniversary of the Institute of Biochemistry · October 24, 1972 - October 30, 1972 Invited Talk Academy of Sciences of Armenian Soviet Socialist Academy of Sciences/Yerevan, Armenia

Service to the Profession


Program Committee - Winter Brain Research Conference · 1987 Consulting
Curator - Neurological Disease · 1980 Consulting The Human Genetic Mutant Cell Repository, Camden, NJ
Commission - Control of Huntington's Disease and It's Consequences · 1977 Consulting Work Groups Centers