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Psychiatry Grand Rounds


SPEAKER: Norman von Buttlar, M.D., Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry, University of Tennessee, HSC

TITLE: Animal Models of Mental Illness connected to the Dopamine DRD2 receptor Signaling Cascade

DATE: Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018

LOCATION: 956 Court Ave. Coleman Building-South Auditorium. A137

TIME:  12:00noon-1:00pm


Following this activity, the participants should be able to:

  • Recognize steps of the Dopamine 2 Receptor (DRD2) signaling pathway
  • Determine relationship between DRD2 signaling and Synapse Formation in Hippocampus
  • Describe link between AC Knockouts and Mood Disorder
  • Discern links between Alzheimer’s Disease and changes in CREB mediated transcription

DISCLOSURE: Dr. von Buttlar has no disclosures which need to be revealed. He will not be discussing any off-label uses of products.

Accreditation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate only with the extent of their participation.