University of Pittsburgh

Spotlight Session 1

About the Brain
9:00 a.m., Thursday, 8 October
Science Lecture Hall, 3rd Floor


Peter L. Strick, PhD


Windows on the Mind: Seeing Compulsive Brain Patterns Emerge in Mice
Susanne E. Ahmari, MD, PhD

Protect the Brain
Robert M. Friedlander, MD, MA

Cannabis, Cognition, and Schizophrenia: The Role of Cortical Circuitry Development
David A. Lewis, MD

Genes and Gene Therapy in Parkinson’s Disease
J. Timothy Greenamyre, MD, PhD

This session is part of Pitt’s inaugural Brain Day event, hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute.