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Fall 2016 | Spring 2017
Wednesdays | 3 PM | Meyer 1-191 | The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Each lecture is preceded by a short presentation by a young scientist.
Mollie Meffert, MD PhD
Departments of Biological Chemistry and Neuroscience
|"Post-transcriptional Regulation of Brain Growth and Cognitive Function"|
Vishwajit Nimgaonkar, DPhil, MRCPsych
Professor of Psychiatry and Human Genetics
|“The role of neuroviral infections in cognitive dysfunction and cognitive aging"|
Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine
|“Gone to Pot? The Relationship Between Cannabinoids and Psychosis.”|
Elliot Hong, M.D.
Short Talk: Lindsay Morra, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (Division of Medical Psychology)
Professor, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center
Department of Psychiatry
|“Cerebral White Matter Imaging in Schizophrenia”|
|Jan 11 (Originally12/7/16)|
Ted M. Dawson, M.D., Ph.D.
|Director, Institute for Cell Engineering|
Director, Morris K. Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Center
Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Professor in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Professor, Departments of Neurology, Neuroscience and Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
|"Thorase mutations cause Schizophrenialike activity: rescue by Parampanel"|
Faith Dickerson, Ph.D., M.P.H
Director of Psychology, Sheppard Pratt Health System
|"Schizophrenia and Smoking: Causes and Effects"|
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
|"Role of immune marker abnormalities and microglia disturbances in cortical circuitry dysfunction in schizophrenia"|
Lieber Institute for Brain Development
“Origins of developmental risk in neurological and psychiatric disorders”
Robert Innis, M.D., Ph.D.
Short Talk: Anna Min Wang, Ph.D. (Dr. Barker's Lab)Host: Sedlak
Chief, Molecular Imaging Branch, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
|“Positron Emission Tomography of Human Brain can Monitor Neuroinflammation and cAMP Signaling: Applications to Alzheimer's Disease and Depression"|