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Molecules in a Fearful Mind

Tuesday 28 April 2009
Uniformed Services University

The 2009 Conference at the Uniformed Services University will bring together scientists and clinicians working towards solving the biological basis of stress, fear and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

"p11: A predictor of vulnerability to depression"

Paul Greengard PhD - Rockefeller University, Nobel Laureate


"Involvement of the Hippocampus and Amygdala in Traumatic Memories"

David Diamond PhD - University of South Florida


"Fear, Extinction and PTSD"

Kerry Ressler MD PhD - Emory University, HHMI Investigator

"Role of intercalated amygdala neurons in extinction of conditioned fear responses"

Denis Pare PhD - Rutgers University


"Developmental origins of vulnerability to stress"

Michael Meaney PhD - McGill University


 "The role of fear in PTSD: Physiology or Pathophysiology?""

Rachel Yehuda PhD - Mt Sinai School of Medicine