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Reinventing Psychopharmacology

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Air date: Monday, June 09, 2014, 12:00:00 PM
Time displayed is Eastern Time, Washington DC Local
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Category: Neuroscience
Runtime: 01:07:44
Description: Neuroscience Seminar Series

Dr. Sweatt Lab’s interest is in understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying learning and memory. For the last two decades his laboratory has been investigating the biochemical mechanisms subserving the induction and maintenance of long-term potentiation (LTP) in the hippocampus and underlying memory formation in the behaving animal. They use both pharmacologic and genetic experimental manipulations to investigate the molecular basis of normal learning and the biochemical derangements that underlie pathological conditions affecting learning and memory. Their future scientific goal is to capitalize upon our recent insights into the signal transduction mechanisms operating in hippocampal synaptic plasticity in order to develop new treatments for memory disorders.
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NLM Title: Reinventing psychopharmacology / J. David Sweatt.
Series: Neuroscience seminar series
Author: Sweatt, J David.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.),
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Other Title(s): Neuroscience seminar series
Abstract: (CIT): Neuroscience Seminar Series Dr. Sweatt Lab"s interest is in understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying learning and memory. For the last two decades his laboratory has been investigating the biochemical mechanisms subserving the induction and maintenance of long-term potentiation (LTP) in the hippocampus and underlying memory formation in the behaving animal. They use both pharmacologic and genetic experimental manipulations to investigate the molecular basis of normal learning and the biochemical derangements that underlie pathological conditions affecting learning and memory. Their future scientific goal is to capitalize upon our recent insights into the signal transduction mechanisms operating in hippocampal synaptic plasticity in order to develop new treatments for memory disorders.
Subjects: Memory Disorders--drug therapy
Psychopharmacology--methods
Psychotropic Drugs--pharmacology
Publication Types: Lectures
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NLM Classification: WM 173.7
NLM ID: 101635877
CIT Live ID: 14009
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