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Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Friday, April 15, 2016
11:00am – 12:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

TITLE: "The Neurobiology of Child Abuse"

Speaker: Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D. University of Miami

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

1. Discuss how genetic polymorphisms and epigenetics effect psychiatric disease vulnerability.

2. Explain how a gene variation effects brain development and function so that the risk of a depressive episode or PTSD is increased.

3. Describe how early life experience produces persistent CNS alterations and its implications.

Target Audience: UConn Health faculty, residents, medical students, and other mental health professionals

Contact:

Krystyna Lipinski x1283 lipinski@uchc.edu

UConn Health Psychiatry Department (primary), UConn Health Master Calendar, UConn Master Calendar

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