Brain Awareness Week: Addiction | Taste of Science
85 E. 4th St.
347-441-4481 Price: Free with registration, 2 drink minimum
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Join taste of science as we celebrate Brain Awareness Week with a session exploring addiction.
JACQUELINE-MARIE FERLAND, PHD
Dr. Jacqueline-Marie Ferland is a postdoctoral fellow at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, working with Dr. Yasmin Hurd, Director of the Addiction Institute. She will introduce the neuroscience of drugs like painkillers and heroin, explaining how opiates act as potent palliatives, but can quickly become addictive.
RITA Z. GOLDSTEIN, PHD
Dr. Goldstein is a Professor of Psychiatry (primary) and Neuroscience (secondary) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NY. Dr. Goldstein is chief of the Neuropsychoimaging of Addiction and Related Conditions research group that uses multimodality functional neuroimaging methods to explore the neurobiological basis of impaired cognitive and emotional functioning in human drug addiction and other disorders of self-control.
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