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Media registration opens for Neuroscience 2010
Date:7/21/2010

WHAT: The Society for Neuroscience's 40th Annual Meeting, Neuroscience 2010, is the world's largest source of emerging news on brain science and health, and offers unparalleled access to the latest research innovations and the field's brightest minds.

In addition to a working press room, several public events will be held on topics from autism to post-traumatic stress to military research and treatment and announced in coming weeks. For more details download thePreliminary Program and register now at www.sfn.org/pressroom.

WHO: Reporters who cover science, health care, mental illness, genetics, education, aging, diet, behavior, emotion, and related disorders.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

Presidential Special Lectures, themed "From Molecules to Mind," feature:

  • Martin Chalfie, PhD, Columbia University, 2008 recipient of Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will address genetic factors involved in the development and function of touch.
  • Okihide Hikosaka, MD, PhD, National Eye Institute, will speak on the neural circuits involved in motivation and behavior.
  • Helen S. Mayberg, MD, FRCPC, Emory University School of Medicine, will address new ideas about the origins of depression and discuss her pioneering research on deep brain stimulation.
  • Pawan Sinha, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has helped launch Project Prakash, a humanitarian and scientific initiative to provide sight to congenitally blind children with treatable illnesses, and will provide insights into how people learn to see.

This year's "Dialogues between Neuroscience and Society" event features Glenn Close, who will discuss how science and society can work together to change minds on mental illness. The award-winning actress and co-founder of BringChange2Mind.org a not-for-profit organization dedicated to combating the stigma associated with mental illness will address the importance of reducing the misconceptions and bias confronting those with conditions like depression, bipolar disorder, and PTSD.

WHEN: Nov. 13-17, 2010

WHERE: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego

REGISTRATION: Media registration is required. Register online at www.sfn.org/pressroom.


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Contact: Kat Snodgrass
mediareg@sfn.org
202-962-4090
Society for Neuroscience
Source:Eurekalert

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