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  • Thursday, February 14, 2013

    • The Neurobiology of Temperament: A Missing Link for Understanding Drug Abuse? Time: 11:00a - 12:00p Location: Storm Eye Institute - 8th Floor Details:

      Neurosciences Plenary Grand Rounds
      Department of Neurosciences
      Neurology/Neurosurgery/Neuroscience Research

      Thursday, February 14
      8th Floor, Storm Eye Institute
      11:00am

      Huda Akil, Ph.D.
      Distinguished University Professor and Quarton Professor of Neurosciences
      Department of Psychiatry
      Co-Director and Research Professor, MBNI
      University of Michigan
      Ann Arbor

      Presents

      "The Neurobiology of Temperament:
      A Missing Link for Understanding Drug Abuse?"

      Objectives:
      - Consider the role of genetic, environmental factors in the initial vulnerability to seek drugs
      - Consider the role of genetic, environmental factors in the propensity to become addicted to drugs
      - Consider the role of specific molecules and particular brain structures in the propensity for drug seeking and in the long term consequences of addiction

       
       
 
 
 

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