Cincinnati--On February 21, University of Cincinnati (UC) psychiatry
professors will speak at the Albert Sabin Convention Center from 10
a.m. to 3 p.m. about common conditions that are associated with
depression/manic depressive illness. The speakers include the following
UC faculty who are also members of the Cincinnati Neuroscience Group.
The following speakers will be at the event:
- Susan McElroy, MD, professor of psychiatry, will discuss the relationship between mood disorders, eating disorders and obesity.
Keck, MD, professor of psychiatry, will speak about The Stanley
Foundation Bipolar Network, the largest and most comprehensive research
program dedicated to the development of new medications for people with
bipolar disorders. The UC site is one of just five of these research
field centers in the world.
- Lesley Arnold, MD, associate professor of psychiatry, will discuss fibromyalgia and sexual dysfunction in women.
Nelson, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, will speak about the
biological basis for depression and will provide information about the
ongoing clinical trials of new treatments for depression at UC.
DelBello, MD, assistant professor of pediatric psychiatry, will talk
about how to diagnose adolescents and children with bipolar illness and
Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD).
Strakowski, MD, professor of psychiatry, will speak about how different
types of neuroimaging techniques such as PET scans and MRI scans can
show how the brain is functioning in some psychiatric disorders.
of this presentation includes a box lunch and costs $5 with
preregistration, available by calling (513) 558-1133, or $10 at the
door. The event is open to the general public. Space is limited to the
first 250 registered, so call early. The Cincinnati Neuroscience Group
is comprised of researchers from the Department of Biological
Psychiatry and The Women's Health Research Program at UC.