Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Trainee Research Award Presentation #1:
Established and Emerging Modifiable Risk Factors for Dementia in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: South Africa as an Example

Speaker:
Kirsten Bobrow, MBChB, DPhil
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Center for Population Brain Health
Department of Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Instititute for Neurosciences

Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, learners will be able to:

  • Describe established and emerging risk factors for dementia
  • Highlight why risk factors may differ in high-income compared to low- and middle-income settings

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Trainee Research Award Presentation #2:
Understanding Autism Pathobiology Using Frogs

Speaker:
Helen Willsey, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Department of Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, learners will be able to understand:

  • The utility of using Xenopus tropicalis (frogs) to identify molecular mechanisms underlying psychiatric disorders
  • The role of autism risk genes during neurogenesis
  • The role of estrogen signaling during neurogenesis

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

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Tuesday, April 21 at 8:30am to 9:30am

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