Seminar


Sponsored by the UCLA Brain Mapping Center Faculty

The focus of these talks is on advancing the use of brain mapping methods in neuroscience with an emphasis on contemporary issues of neuroplasticity, neurodevelopment, and biomarker development in neuropsychiatric disease.

Hosted By: Roger Woods, M.D., Neurology, UCLA

“Neuroimaging of symptom dimensions in schizophrenia and at-risk adolescents”

Daniel H. Wolf, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

This seminar will describe both recently completed and ongoing functional neuroimaging studies examining neural correlates of symptom dimensions in schizophrenia and adolescents at risk for psychosis. Together these results highlight the relationship of ventral striatum hypofunction to amotivation, amygdala hyperfunction to positive psychotic symptoms, and executive circuit hypofunction to cognitive deficits. Work on additional functional and structural neurodevelopmental phenotypes in a large sample of adolescents (Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort) will also be described. 

January 9, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Neuroscience Research Building (NRB 132)
635 Charles E. Young Dr. South
For more information contact: Mary Susselman (3102064291, mwalker@mednet.ucla.edu)
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