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Columbia Presbyterian Bringing Brain Science Into The 21st Century At Semiannual Health Sciences Advisory Council Meeting

 
Contact:  Annie Bayne                                                     

Alicia Kim

               

Columbia University Health Sciences                 

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

               

(212) 305-3900                                               

(212) 305-5587

               

as862@columbia.edu                                        

alk9007@nyp.org

**MEDIA ALERT**

COLUMBIA PRESBYTERIAN “BRINGING BRAIN SCIENCE INTO THE 21ST CENTURY”

AT SEMIANNUAL HEALTH SCIENCES 

ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING

WHAT:      As part of its annual fall

meeting, the Columbia Presbyterian Health Sciences Advisory Council will

bring together some of the medical center’s finest researchers and scholars

in psychiatry, neurology, radiology, and pharmacology to discuss current

and future directions in brain research. This half-day symposium will incorporate

discussions on brain imaging, the interplay between neurobiology and psychopathology;

neurotransmitters, biochemistry, and mood regulation; eating disorders;

and pharmacological interventions for mental illnesses. A special luncheon

and award ceremony—honoring the heroes of September 11—will immediately

follow.

WHEN &         Thursday,

November 8, 2001, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

WHERE:         The Clark

Conference Center, Milstein Hospital Building

                        

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

                        

177 Fort Washington Avenue, New York City

AGENDA:   Greetings and opening remarks

                     

Henry L. King, Chairman, Columbia Presbyterian Health Sciences 

                     

Advisory Council

                    

Update on campus developments

                    

Gerald D. Fischbach, M.D., Executive Vice President, Columbia 

                    

University Health Sciences; Herbert Pardes, M.D., President & CEO,

                    

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

                    

Imaging the Brain: Seeing Neurobiology Means Believing 

                    

Psychopathology

                    

John Mann, M.D., professor of psychiatry and radiology, Columbia 

                   

University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Chief of 

                   

Neuroscience,New York State Psychiatric Institute

                   

Serotonin: The Mood Regulator

                   

Rene Hen, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of 

                   

Pharmacology, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

                   

Psychopharmacology: Medicines for a Healthy Mind

                   

Jack Gorman, M.D., Lieber Professor and Vice Chair for Research, 

                   

Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of 

                   

Physicians & Surgeons

                  

Just Say No? The Control of Binge Eating

                  

Timothy Walsh, M.D., William and Joy Ruane Professor of Psychiatry,

                  

Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

                   

Concluding remarks

                   

Dr. Gerald Fischbach and Dr. Herbert Pardes

                   

Luncheon and Council Award For Distinguished Service 

                   

(RSVP required)

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