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Grand Rounds Yasmin Hurd, PhD

Apr
3rd

Wednesday, April 3rd
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

RUB Auditorium

Event Overview

Lecture Title: Molecular Insights of the Human Heroin Brain Provides a Path to Novel Treatments

Disclosures: TDB

Hosting Faculty: Jonathan Morrow, MD, PhD

CME Available: Yes

Yasmin Hurd, PhD
DIRECTOR, ADDICTION INSTITUTE AT MOUNT SINAI
PROFESSOR | Pharmacological Sciences
PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
PROFESSOR | Psychiatry

Dr. Yasmin Hurd is the Ward-Coleman Chair of Translational Neuroscience and the Director of the Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai.

Dr. Hurd's multidisciplinary research investigates the neurobiology underlying addiction disorders and related psychiatric illnesses.  A translational approach is used to examine molecular and neurochemical events in the human brain and comparable animal models in order to ascertain neurobiological correlates of behavior.  A major focus of the research is directed to risk factors of addiction disorders including genetics as well as developmental exposure to drugs of abuse.