March 08, 2018 12:15 PM to 1:00 PM
Clark Center Seminar Room S360
James H. Clark Center 318 Campus Drive West, Stanford, CA 94305
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Molecular, Genetic and Neural Mechanisms of Moods and Emotions

Stanford Bio-X Frontiers in Interdisciplinary Biosciences Seminar

Understanding the biological causes of Major Depression continues to present a major challenge to clinicians, geneticists and neurobiologists. It has become evident that we cannot rely on a single approach or model system to make headway in uncovering the causes or devising treatments for this highly prevalent, often devastating disorder. This talk is an overview of a multidisciplinary and collaborative team effort, which includes colleagues at Stanford University, whereby we tackle this challenge by integrating genomic and neurobiological approaches in the context of both human and animal studies. Our research program is uncovering some molecular players that are not “the usual suspects”, thereby providing possibilities for new biomarkers and novel drug targets in the treatment of Major Depression.

March 8th, 2018 at 12:15 PM in Clark Center Seminar Room S360

Hosted by:

Alan Schatzberg, Kenneth T. Norris, Jr. Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University

Pre-Seminar March 6th, 2018 at 12:15 PM in Clark S361