For the first time, the public will have the extraordinary opportunity to observe live brain surgery in a pioneering event at the Science Museum’s Dana Centre in London, on Thursday 28 October.
Broadcast for the first time to a UK audience, visitors to the Dana Centre will not only watch live surgery, but be able to direct questions to the surgical team in the USA whilst the operation takes place. Live from Brainworks will be broadcast across the Atlantic Ocean from Overlook Hospital, New Jersey where a team of surgeons will be removing a Meningioma (or benign tumour) from a patient.
Live from Brainworks is the second live operation broadcast at the Dana Centre - the UK’s newest venue designed to tackle contemporary and controversial science head on - which pioneered the live broadcast of cardiac bypass surgery earlier this year. The broadcast is in association with the award-winning educational programme developed by Liberty Science Center, New Jersey. The audience at the Dana Centre will watch surgery, whilst a facilitator will be on hand to explain procedures and answer questions.
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