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Neuroscience Institute PTSD Symposium


The Neuroscience Institute is proud to announce our spring symposium!

Title: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Clinical and Neurobiological Features

Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014

Time: 9:00AM – 2:30PM

Location: UTHSC General Education Building A204

Free Required Registration available online at the symposium webpage:
Or here is the direct link just to registration:

Please register soon as food will be purchased based on these numbers.

Lunch will be provided from noon – 1:00PM for those who register.


Jeffrey J. Bazarian, M.D., M.P.H.
University of Rochester Medical Center
“Linking TBI & PTSD Using Advanced Neuroimaging”

Kerry Ressler, M.D., Ph.D.
Emory University, Yerkes Research Center
“From Pavlov to PTSD:  Convergent Approaches to Fear Disorders from Mice to Humans”

Brad Roper, Ph.D. & Ellen Crouse, Ph.D.
Memphis VA Medical Center
“The Clinical Neuropsychologist’s Approach to PTSD”

Anton Reiner, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
“PTSD-like Deficits in a Mouse Model of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury”

Scott Heldt, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
“Diagnosing PTSD in Mice:  Modeling Pathological Anxiety in Rodents”

Max Fletcher, Ph.D
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Introductory Remarks