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Neuroscience Seminar Series - Kiraly

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
4:00pm – 5:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

Sponsored by the Kim Family Fund

"Granulocyte-Colony Stimulating Factor: A neuroimmune modulator of neuronal and behavioral plasticity in response to cocaine"

Drew Kiraly, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Related Citation: ES Calipari, A Godino, EG Peck, et al. "Granulocyte-colony stimulating factor controls neural and behavioral plasticity in response to cocaine." Nature Communications. Article 9. 2018. Link:

NIH Director, Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, tweeted about Dr. Kiraly's recently published article above stating "early study in mice shows promise for a possible therapeutic approach to cocaine addiction without the potential for misuse."

Host: Dr. Richard (Dick) E. Mains,


Jody Gridley,, 860-679-8787

Neuroscience Department at UConn Health (primary), Physiology & Neurobiology, School of Medicine, UConn Health Master Calendar

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