FALL 2013 - SPRING 2014
Wednesdays | 3 PM | Meyer 1-191 | The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Each lecture is preceded by a short presentation by a young scientist.
Dimitri Avramopoulos, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Institute of Genetic Medicine and Department of Psychiatry
"Genetics of schizophrenia"
Joel Kleinman, MD, PhD
Associate Director, Clinical Sciences
"Genetic variation and alternative transcripts in human brain development and schizophrenia"
Schahram Akbarian, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience,
"Epigenetic Regulation in the Developing and Diseased Human Brain"
Preben Bo Mortesen
Dr.Med.Sc, Professor, Head of Centre, Aarhus University, Denmark
"iPSYCH: Searching for Genetic and Environmental Causes of Schizophrenia and Other Mental Disorders"
Fuller Torrey, MD
Executive Director of the Stanley Medical Research Institute
“Schizophrenia: Why It Is the Strangest Disease"
Danielle Fallin, PhD
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Pamela Sklar, MD, PhD