Greenfield Memorial Lecture

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 5:30pm
Wisconsin Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
6001 Research Park Boulevard, Room 1616
Light refreshments will be served.

Neural Circuits as Substrates of Mental Illness and Targets for Therapeutics

Michael R. Irwin, MD

Amit Etkin, MD PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford Neurosciences Institute
Stanford University
Investigator for
MIRECC, Palo Alto VA

Amit Etkin, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, a member of the Stanford Neurosciences Institute, and an Investigator at the Palo Alto VA. He is trained as both as a neuroscientist and psychiatrist. The overarching aim of the Etkin lab is to understand the neural basis of emotional disorders and their treatment, and to leverage this knowledge to better understand how the brain works and to develop novel treatment interventions. In support of this goal, Dr. Etkin also collaborates with other neuroscientists, engineers, psychologists, physicians and others at Stanford to establish a new intellectual, scientific and clinical paradigm for understanding and manipulating human brain circuits in healthy individuals and for treating psychiatric disease.

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