Tuesday 24 April 2012
Uniformed Services University
The 2012 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).
Speakers in order of appearance:
"True prospective studies in military cohorts; central and peripheral regulation of combat stress"
Col Eric Vermetten, MD, PhD
University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
"Stress, memory and the amygdala: implications for PTSD"
Sumantra Chattarji, PhD
National Centre of Biological Sciences, India
"Making and breaking fear memories in mice"
Sheena Josselyn, PhD
Neurosciences & Mental Health, SickKids, Canada
"Genetic and Neural Contributions to Anxiety-Proneness"
Jordan Smoller, MD, PhD
Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
"A new twist on an old problem: Novel therapeutics for the treatment of PTSD"
JoAnn Difede, PhD
Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies, Weill Cornell Medical College