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Addressing Health Disparities through Neuroscience: Genes & Environment—Does One Size Fit All?

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April 11, 2011 (2:00 PM to 3:00 PM)


Division of Special Populations (DSP), NICHD; National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; National Institute on Drug Abuse; National Institute of Mental Health; National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


6001 Executive Boulevard (Neuroscience Center), Room A, Rockville, Maryland


The Addressing Health Disparities through Neuroscience series aims to increase awareness of health disparities issues as they relate to neuroscience. The seminars focus on a collegial discussion between two renowned scientists on a shared theme. This inaugural seminar in the series features a discussion on genetic-environment research by:

  • Dr. Charles Rotimi, director, Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH
  • Dr. Cindy Ehlers, director, Laboratory of Translational Neuropharmacology and San Diego Minorities Substance Abuse Project, and professor, SRIPPS Research Institute


Dr. Regina Smith James, DSP, NICHD
Tel: (301) 435-2692

Last Reviewed: 11/30/2012
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