Tuesday 24 July – Neuroscience Day

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Neuroscience Day – Wills Hall Conference Centre Main Hall

Chairs – Dr. Adrian James, Registrar, Royal College of Psychiatrists and Professor Matt Jones, University of Bristol

09.30 09.45 Introduction and Welcome – Professor Wendy Burn, President, Royal College of Psychiatrists
09.45 10.30 Bio-behavioural consequences of early life stress – lessons from rodent studies – Professor Carmen Sandi, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
10.30 11.15 ADHD:  Progress in identifying genetic and environmental risk factors – Professor Anita Thapar, University of Cardiff
11.15 11.45 COFFEE
11.45 12.30 Brain networks in health and disease – Professor Ed Bullmore, University of Cambridge
12.30 13.45 LUNCH – Wills Hall Dining Room
13.45 14.30 Synaptic plasticity and addiction – Professor Rob Malenka, Stanford University
14.30 15.15 Translating Cutting-Edge Neuroscience into Clinical Practice: The Future of Psychiatry, Today – Professor David Ross, Yale University
15.15 15.45 COFFEE
15.45 16.30 Integrating psychiatric genetics, sleep neurophysiology and memory to illuminate schizophrenia aetiology, symptoms and therapy – Professor Matt Jones, University of Bristol
16.30 17.15 The Relationship Between Mental Illness and Sleep/Circadian Rhythm Disruption: Mechanisms to New Therapeutic Approaches – Professor Russell Foster, University of Oxford
17.15 17.30 Roundup and close – Dr Kate Lovett, Dean, Royal College of Psychiatrists
17.30 18.45 Dinner – BBQ at Wills Hall
18.45 19.30 Buses leave from main entrance of Wills Hall to S.S. Great Britain
19.30 22.30 Drinks reception on board S.S. Great Britain

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