UCSF and Dyslexic Advantage Present:

Dyslexia Beyond Reading: Memory, Cognition, Expertise, and Innovation

A Scientific Symposium


UCSF Dyslexia Center
UCSF Department of Psychiatry


March 21, 2014,  8 am - 3:30 pm  

UCSF Mission Bay Campus
Genentech GH 106 Byers Auditorium

1700 4th Street San Francisco 94158

Final Program HERE

The UCSF Dyslexia Center, UCSF Department of Psychiatry, and Dyslexic Advantage Non-Profit Organization are pleased to present this symposium on recent advances and future directions of research into dyslexic cognition. The symposium will feature talks by leading dyslexia experts, and presentations by experts on higher level cognition including expertise, creativity, and innovation with potential implications for our understanding of dyslexia. 


Parking and Shuttle Information : 
UCSF Mission Bay Campus
Byers Auditorium 
1700 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

Parking at Mission Bay Conference Center:



Questions: Contact Co-Organizers Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide at: info @ dyslexicadvantage . org or Dr. Fumiko Hoeft at: Fumiko . Hoeft @ ucsf . edu


Mark Beeman PhD, Northwestern University
Laurie Cutting PhD, Vanderbilt University

Itiel Dror PhD, University College London, CCI

Brock Eide MD MA, co-founder Dyslexic Advantage

Fernette Eide MD, co-founder Dyslexic Advantage
Robert L Hendren, DO UCSF Dyslexia Center
Fumiko Hoeft MD PhD, UCSF Dyslexia Center
Bruce Miller MD, UCSF Dyslexia Center

Rod Nicolson PhD, University of Sheffield
Ken Pugh, PhD, Haskins Laboratories, Yale

Matthew Schneps PhD, Harvard Smithsonian Institute

Jonathan Schooler, PhD, UC Santa Barbara
Maria Luisa Gorno-Tempini, UCSF Dyslexia Center

Maryanne Wolf, PhD, author Proust and the Squid,
Tufts University

This event is now OVER. To watch videos of all the talks join DyslexicAdvantage.com or visit our Dyslexic Advantage channel on youtube HERE



Please also check out the 2014 IMBES Conference (International Mind Brain and Education Society) 11/6-8 at Fort Worth, TX http://www.imbes.org


Special Thanks also to: