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Extinction of Fear

Tuesday 23 April 2013
Uniformed Services University

The 2013 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:

Gregory J. Quirk PhD
University of Puerto Rico - School of Medicine
"Prefrontal control of fear and its extinction"

Daniela Schiller PhD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
"Extinction during reversal and reconsolidation of fear memories is different from standard extinction"

Seth D. Norrholm PhD
Emory University, School of Medicine
"Psychophysiological, Neuroendocrine, and Genomic Contributions to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Risk and Symptom Severity"

James Barrett PhD
Drexel University, College of Medicine
"Behavioral Experience and Pharmacological Plasticity"

Col. Paul Bliese PhD
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
"Identifying and Building Resilience: Evidence from US Army Research"