Laureate Psychiatric Clinic and Hospital Conference Center- November 17, 2015
11:00am - 12:00pm Registration and Lunch
12:00pm - 1:00pm Program
Kristen Brennand, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, in New York, New York. She trained in developmental and stem cell biology at Harvard University and in neurobiology during postdoctoral at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. By combining expertise in stem cell biology and neurobiology, she has pioneered a new approach by which to study psychiatric disease. Dr. Brennand’s work is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the New York Stem Cell Foundation and the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.
Three Learning Objectives:
1. A basic understanding of how somatic cells can be reprogrammed to induced pluripotent stem cells and subsequently differentiation to neurons.
2. A recognition of the potential and drawbacks of applying stem-cell based disease modeling to psychiatric illnesses.
3. Knowledge of recent molecular and cellular phenotypes identified in stem cell derived neurons from schizophrenia patients.
To register for any of this event, please call 918-494-6490 or email email@example.com. Lunch will be provided to registered guests. The William K. Warren Jr. "Frontiers in Neuroscience" Conference Series is free and open to the public.