Favorite

Specialists to discuss autism, fetal alcohol syndrome 

Press Release

UAMS Medical Center

International Experts on Autism, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome to Discuss Latest Research and Treatments

Little Rock, AR--International specialists on autism, mercury poisoning and fetal alcohol syndrome will present the latest research and treatments next week at the 23rd International Neurotoxicology Conference hosted by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

Sessions include:
· Sunday 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Autism workshop - “Why are so many children sick and what can be done to help them?”
§ Steve Kahler, M.D., UAMS professor and director of Clinical Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics
· Tuesday, 4:15-4:35 p.m.
Smoking During Pregnancy: Affects on Arousal and Attentional Brain Systems
§ Edgar Garcia-Rill, Ph.D., UAMS professor of neurobiology and developmental sciences and director of the UAMS Center for Translational Neuroscience
· Wednesday 7-8:30 p.m.
The Fetal Brain on Alcohol
§ Cindy Kane, Ph.D., UAMS associate professor of neurobiology and developmental sciences
· Thursday, 9:25- 9:50 a.m.
Alzheimer’s disease
§ Sue Griffin, Ph.D., UAMS professor and Director of Research at the UAMS Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center

The conference will be held Sunday, Sept. 17-Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006 at the Double Tree Hotel in Little Rock.

Favorite

From the ArkTimes store

Speaking of Medical News

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Crystal Wallis

Most Shared

Latest in Medical Community

  • UAMS earns 10-year reaccreditation

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently learned that it has been reaccredited another 10 years by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
    • Oct 16, 2007
  • UAMS performs 7,000th stem-cell transplant

    The internationally known treatment program for multiple myeloma at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) reached another milestone today (Oct. 10) as Jeffrey Zwerin of California received the 7,000th stem-cell transplant procedure perfor
    • Oct 10, 2007
  • Richard Morrison receives endowed chair

    Richard P. Morrison, M.D., today became the inaugural recipient of the Chair in Sciences Basic to Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
    • Oct 9, 2007
  • More »

Event Calendar

« »

October

S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31  

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation