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Lecture - Brain Research & Mental Illness Part 5

NAMI Frederick will host an educational lecture titled Brain research & Mental Illness Part 5 by Dr. Rahul Bharadwaj & Dr. Joel Kleinman from the Lieber institute for Brain Development, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Presentation Focus:

  • Brain Banking
  • Cell specific research in the brain
  • Getting to where drug targets are: thr protein network

Interactive Discussions on multiple brain topics as well

  • Aging (e.g. Alzheimer’s disease), cognitive (e.g. schizophrenia), trauma (e.g. PTSD), mood (e.g. bipolar disorder)
  • Neural circuits and mechanisms underlying the mental health areas
  • Submit questions you’d like covered when you register

Dr. Rahul Bharadwaj is a Staff Scientist, Neuropathology and Neuroanatomy, at the Lieber Institute for Brain Development, a center for excellence in human brain research with specialties in the genetic and neuro-developmental basis for mental disorders. Dr. Bharadwaj’s researches how specific brain cells within neural circuits contribute to cognitive and degenerative changes in the brain with age.

Dr. Joel Kleinman is a Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Co-Director of Genetic Neuropathology Section, Lieber Institute for Brain Development (LIBD). He has spent the last 40 years amassing what is widely regarded as one of the best collections of postmortem human brains for the study of the molecular biology of brain development and related disorders, especially schizophrenia and PTSD

Date: 11/08/2018 (Thu.)

Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm EST

Location: YMCA Community Room 1000 N. Market St. Frederick MD

Created by:   NAMI Frederick County
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Celeste Dorsey
I'm particularly interested in discussions regarding Dementia, Alzheimer's, Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders
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