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Stress and the Brain : Developmental, Neurobiological, and Clinical Implications


8:45-8:55Welcoming Remarks
Raynard S. Kington, M.D., Ph.D.
Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health
Glen R. Hanson, Ph.D., D.D.S.
Acting Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse
9:05-9:40Imaging the Addicted Brain: Predisposition or Environment
Nora D. Volkow, M.D.
Director Designee, National Institute on Drug Abuse
9:40-10:15How Gene-Environment Interactions Can Shape Biobehavioral Development in Rhesus Monkeys
Stephen J. Suomi, Ph.D. Chief, Laboratory of Comparative Ethology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
10:15-10:50Bi-directional Communication Between the Brain and the Immune System: Implications of Immune-to-Brain Signaling for Understanding Stress, Mood, and Cognition
Steven F. Maier, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Director of the Center for Neuroscience, University of Colorado
10:50 -11:05 Break
11:10 -11:45How Our Brains Become and Stay Who We Are
Joseph E. LeDoux, Ph.D.
Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Science; Professor of Neural Science and Psychology, New York University
11:45 -12:20The Relationship Between Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Abuse
Kathleen T. Brady, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina

Color graphic of brain regions with Stress & the Brain text

March 12, 2003 - Natcher Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Sponsored by the following institutes of the National Institutes of Health:

  • National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • National Institute on Aging
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
  • National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • National Institute of Nursing Research
  • National Eye Institute
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Also in partnership with the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives' Partners in Education Program.

The Videocast of this meeting is online, Total Running Time: 03:26:25

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