Science of Addiction w/ Dr. Danny Winder & Dr. Sachin Patel!

Addiction poses an enormous health and fiscal burden on our society, not to mention the personal toll on those who struggle with it. From the well known examples of nicotine addiction and lung cancer to our increasing appreciation of the impact of addictive behaviors and obesity, addiction-related processes have the potential to negatively impact our quality of life in myriad ways. Learn about the revolutionary new tools in the field of neuroscience that are beginning to offer insights into brain circuitries and molecules involved in addiction.

Danny Winder, Ph.D. is a Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at Vanderbilt University, and co-director of the Neuroscience Program in Substance Abuse in the Vanderbilt Brain Institute. He received his Ph.D. from Emory University, and postdoctoral training at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons prior to joining the Vanderbilt School of Medicine faculty in 1999. He has been using mouse models to explore addiction mechanisms for over a decade.

Sachin Patel, M.D., Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, and Molecular Physiology & Biophysics at Vanderbilt University. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. from the Wisconsin School of Medicine, and did postdoctoral work and residency training at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine prior to joining the faculty. He has been using rodent models to study the brain cannabinoid system for over a decade.

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  • Linda H.

    It was an informative conversation. Thank you for sponsoring it.

    March 23, 2013

  • William H.

    The research Drs Winder and Patel described was amazing.

    1 · March 22, 2013

  • Jackie Logan M.

    I have to say that I too apologize for canceling...The person I was bringing has cancelled...So no ride tonite!

    March 21, 2013

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    Is there any cost?

    March 21, 2013

  • Janie

    I am terribly sorry to change my RSVP but Iam not feeling well.

    March 21, 2013

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    March 21, 2013

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    Just cannot make it this time. :(

    March 20, 2013

  • Sandee M.

    Will we be able to get CEUs?

    March 18, 2013

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      March 20, 2013

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    Hoping to make this one, though will be packing for MidSouthCon the following day!

    March 17, 2013

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    March 13, 2013

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