Thursday, April 5, 2018

Inaugural Eisenberg Lecture--Dr. Karl Deisseroth

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Danto Auditorium | Frankel Cardiovascular Center | 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor

Inaugural Eisenberg Lecture--Dr. Karl Deisseroth

Dr. Deisseroth focuses on developing molecular and cellular tools to observe, perturb, and re-engineer brain circuits. His laboratory is based in the James H. Clark Center at Stanford and employs a range of techniques including neural stem cell and tissue engineering methods, electrophysiology, molecular biology, neural activity imaging, animal behavior, and computational neural network modeling. Also a clinician in the psychiatry department, Dr. Deisseroth employs novel electromagnetic brain stimulation techniques in human patients for therapeutic purposes.

Title: "Nature's gift: how the discovery of structural principles in a microbial protein helped illuminate the pathophysiology of psychiatry"

Disclosures: Dr. Deisseroth has no disclosures.

Hosting Faculty: John Greden, MD

CME Available: Yes