Brain Awareness Lectures: 2003

Public seminars focusing on research into causes and treatment of Neurological Disorder

March 21, 2003 at 6:30 PM in BGSU's Olscamp Hall, Room 111

Unraveling the Mysteries and Delivering the Cures:
"Recreational Drugs: A Neuroscience Perspective"

TThe human brain is the most remarkable structure in the biological universe. It regulates body functions and is responsible for our thoughts and emotions. Brain and nervous system disorders, including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, epilepsy, Autism, addiction and depression, unfortunately afflict millions of people. Neuroscience is providing solutions to these serious problems.

"Treating Alcoholism: Current Trends"

Dr. Harold Rosenberg
Psychology, BGSU

"Emotional Feelings and Addictive Processes"

Dr. Jaak Panksepp
BGSU and Northwestern University

"Drugs, Neuroplasticity and Addiction"

Dr. Terry Robinson
University Michigan, Ann Arbor

Bob Conner Memorial Lecture March 21, 2003 at 3:30pm in LSC 112:
Terry Deak "A selective role for pro-inflammatory cytokines in mediating consequences of stressor exposure"