Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series Presentation:
Integrative Approaches in Biobank Data Complement Animal Models: Getting to Biological Mechanisms of Disease

Nancy J. Cox, PhD
Mary Phillips Edmonds Gray Professor of Genetics
Professor of Medicine and Director, Division of Genetic Medicine
Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt Genetics Institute


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, attendees will understand:

  • The strengths and weaknesses of biobank and electronic health records research
  • The rationale fo riterating between human and model system studies
  • The value of identifying conditions that are comorbid with neuropsychiatric disorders for getting to biological mechanisms of disease


Remote live streaming locations:

  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Building 5, Room 7M30
  • San Francisco VA Medical Center: Building 8, Room 320B
  • 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


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, January 16 at 8:00am to 9:30am

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