Dr. Eric J. Nestler of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, will visit the WVUCN on March 10 - 11, as part of the Notable Neuroscientist Seminar Series. Dr. Nestler will deliver two seminars: a general talk, entitled, "Neurobiology of Depression," on Tuesday, March 10, at 5PM in room 1905 HSC; and a science-driven lecture, entitled, "Transcriptional and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Drug Addiction," on Wednesday, March 11, at 12:30 PM in room 301 BMRC. Click here for more information.
Dr. Nestler is the Nash Family Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neuroscience, a professor of psychiatry, and the Director of the Friedman Brain Institute, at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He received his BA, MS, PhD, and MD from Yale University. A renowned neuroscientist, molecular biologist, and psychiatrist, Dr. Nestler's work focuses on the molecular mechanisms of drug addiction and depression in animal models.