Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

MSC 09 5030
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: 505-272-2223

Grand Rounds: The Neurobiology of Child Abuse

September 16, 2013

Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD, presents, “The Neurobiology of Child Abuse.” Dr. Nemeroff is Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Center on Aging; Chief of Psychiatry, Jackson Memorial Hospital; and Chief of Psychiatry, University of Miami Hospital at the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Basic Medical Science Building (BMSB) 303

1. Discuss how gene effects are relevant to neurological mechanisms.
2. Explain how a gene variation affects brain development and function so that the risk of a depressive episode is increased.
3. Describe how early life experience alters response of adult neurogenesis and the treatment implications.

All psychiatrists, other physicians, fellows, psychiatric residents, medical students and behavioral health providers are welcome to attend. Admission is free.

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