Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Trainee Research Award Presentation #1:
Reward Processing Electrophysiology in Schizophrenia: Effects of Age and Illness Phase

Speaker:
Samantha Abram, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
VA Sierra Pacific MIRECC Advanced Fellowship Program

Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Department of Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

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

  • Describe some of the key reward processes that impact motivation in severe mental illness
  • Highlight the impacts of age and illness course on reward dysfunction in schizophrenia
  • Understand what is meant by brain age and how it can be used to characterize symptom variation within schizophrenia

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Trainee Research Award Presentation #2:
Dissociable Dopamine Dynamics for Learning and Motivation

Speaker:
Ali Mohebi, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Department of Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Learning objectives:
By the end of this presentation, learners will:

  • Be introduced to a new framework that describes the dual role of neuromodulation dopamine in driving learning and motivation

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

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Tuesday, May 12 at 8:30am to 9:30am

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