Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series Presentation:
Paradise Lost: The Neurobiology of Child Abuse and Neglect

Speaker:
Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Institute for Early Life Adversity Research
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School

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Learning objectives:
By the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss how genetic polymorphisms and epigenetics effect psychiatric disease vulnerability
  • Explain how a gene variation effects brain development and function so that the risk of a depressive episode or post-traumatic stress disorder is increased
  • Describe how early life experience produces persistent central nervous system alterations and its implications

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Remote live streaming locations:

  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Building 5, Room 7M30
  • San Francisco VA Medical Center: Building 8, Room 313
  • Clearlake VA Clinic
  • Eureka VA Clinic
  • San Bruno VA Clinic
  • San Francisco VA Downtown Clinic
  • Santa Rosa VA Clinic
  • Ukiah VA Clinic

Live streaming is also available at psychiatry.ucsf.edu/live.

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Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience only.

To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Tuesday, May 14 at 8:30am to 9:30am

HSW-301 Auditorium
513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143