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New! – FBI Cyber Series

The Friedman Brain Institute’s “FBI Cyber Series” is a new weekly virtual faculty seminar series highlighting the outstanding brain research by Mount Sinai’s elite scientists. The seminars take place on Thursday afternoons from 1- 2 pm and are made available by Zoom.

Speakers

Psychedelic-assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD

Rachel Yehuda, Ph.D., Mental Health Patient Care Center Director

Thursday, September 24, 2020 1-2pm

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Post-traumatic neurodegeneration: clinical manifestations and underlying pathology

Kristen Dams-O’Connor, Ph.D., Director, Brain Injury Research Center, Professor, Rehabilitation Medicine and Neurology

Thursday, November 19th at 1 pm

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In Search of a Depression Switch: Implications for Next Generation Strategies to Optimize Therapeutic DBS

Helen S Mayberg, MD

Thursday, June 25, 2020  1-2pm

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Spatial Genome Organization in the Brain

Schahram Akbarian, MD, PhD

Thursday, June 18, 2020  1-2pm

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Visualizing the brain at 7T

Priti Balchandani, PhD

Thursday, June 11, 2020  1-2pm

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Gene discovery and precision medication in autism spectrum disorder

Joseph D. Buxbaum, PhD

Thursday, June 4, 2020  1-2pm

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Neuro-epidemiology in action: Depression and mortality in epilepsy findings that are changing clinical practice


Nathalie Jette, MD

Thursday, May 28, 2020  1-2pm

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Big Data and Genetic Liability to Neuropsychiatric Disease

Panagiotis Roussos, MD, MS, PhD

Thursday, May 21, 2020  1-2pm

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A journey with a potassium channel:
From structures to a new modulator for treating epilepsy

Paul A. Slesinger, PhD

Thursday, May 14, 2020  1-2pm

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Why bullies attack: insight into neural circuits
controlling aggression reward

Scott J. Russo, PhD

Thursday, May 7, 2020  1-2pm

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Translating Cannabis: Neurobiological Insights
to its Risk and Therapeutic Potential

Yasmin L. Hurd, PhD

Thursday, April 30, 2020  1-2pm

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Negative feedback control of neuronal activity by microglia

Anne Schaefer, MD, PhD

Thursday, April 23, 2020  1-2pm

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Autophagy: A Selective Eater that Protects Brain

Zhenyu Yue, PhD

Thursday, April 16, 2020  1-2pm

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Human genetics implicates microglial function in Alzheimer’s disease risk

Alison M Goate, DPhil

Thursday, April 9, 2020  1-2pm

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Nicotine addiction: Unexpected cells, circuits, and sicknesses

Paul J Kenny, PhD

Thursday, April 2, 2020  1-2pm

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Transcriptional and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Addiction

Eric J Nestler, MD, PhD

Thursday, March 26, 2020  1-2pm

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Recordings

Friedman Brain Institute

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