Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

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

Phone: 505-272-2223

Grand Rounds: Contribution of common genetic variants to major psychiatric disorders

December 6, 2013

Nora Perrone-Bizzozero, Clin. Biochem., Ph.D., Professor, UNM Department of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, presents, “Contribution of common genetic variants to major psychiatric disorders.”

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 303, Basic Medical Sciences Building (BMSB)


  1. Become familiar with the sources of genetic variation in the human population and the different methods for studying the contribution of gene variants to mental illnesses.
  2. Learn about recent studies showing the contribution of common gene variants to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, autism and ADHD.
  3. Appreciate how the combination of neuroimaging and genetics methods can shed new light on the mechanisms underlying network dysconnectivity in schizophrenia.

All psychiatrists, other physicians, fellows, psychiatric residents, medical students and behavioral health providers  -- as well as members of the public -- are welcome to attend. Admission is free.

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