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Looking to the Future of Behavioral Pharmacology

Monday April 23, 2018

3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Room 16A
Sponsored by the Division for Behavioral Pharmacology (BEH)

Chair :

Emily Jutkiewicz
University of Michigan Medical School

Rajeev Desai
Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital


This symposium celebrates the future of the Behavioral Pharmacology Division within ASPET. Some winners from the Division for Behavioral Pharmacology Poster Competition over the past 10 years will present research from their own independent laboratories, highlighting the transition from trainee to independent scientist. These presentations will focus on the new and upcoming areas of research and scientific exploration in the field of behavioral pharmacology and its application to the development of new therapeutics. Speakers are comprised of behavioral pharmacologists working at different types of academic institutions and in industry.

Introduction
Rajeev Desai - Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital

New Therapies for Alcohol-use Disorder
Kevin Murnane - Mercer University College of Pharmacy

Neuroinflammatory Targets to Promote Stress Resilience
Susan Wood - University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Radiation-induced Deficits in Sustained Attention and Memory
Catherine Davis - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Touchscreen Technology in the Development of Improved Preclinical Models
Brian Kangas - McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Evaluation of the Wake-Promoting Effects of JZP-110: A Dopamine and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor
Michelle Baladi - Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Summary and Discussion
Michael Nader - Wake Forest School of Medicine

Thank you to our Annual Meeting partners:

Amgen
University of Florida
Wake Forest University
Washington State University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Wisconsin Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Training Program
UT Health San Antonio
University of Minnesota

Emory University Pharmacology

PR & P
University of Michigan Medical School Pharmacology
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