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

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September 19, 2011, 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST
(Rescheduled from April 2011)


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 Blvd, 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 second of two seminars will feature a discussion on genetic-environment research by:

  • Dr. Bruce McEwen, Alfred E. Mirsky Professor, The Rockefeller University Topic: Neuroscience Perspectives on Brain and Body Health: Importance of the Social Environment
  • Dr. James Jackson, Daniel Katz Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan Topic: The Affordable Framework for Understanding Population Disparities in Physical & Mental Health


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

Last Reviewed: 11/30/2012
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