Neil Theise, MD, is a physician-scientist practicing diagnostic liver pathology in New York City. His research interests include liver and adult stem cells, complexity theory applications to cell and molecular biology, integrative medicine, science-religion dialogue, and consciousness studies. With Menas Kafatos, Neil has proposed a framework for understanding Fundamental Awareness, the conscious ground of being of the universe. He is a senior student of Enkyo Roshi O’Hara at the Village Zendo of New York for more than 25 years.
Leading scientists and spiritual scholars will extend the consciousness conversation by exploring the truth behind consciousness and beyond traditional science.