Event Location:
Canoe Studios 601 West 26th Street, Suite 1465, New York, NY
March 21, 2014Finding Adequate Reward in life:
the Brain

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CONFERENCE TOPICS

FINDING ADEQUATE REWARD IN LIFE: THE BRAIN
Moderated by Eric R. Braverman MD

March 21, 2014
Canoe Studios, 601 West 26th Street
Suite 1465, New York, NY

LUNCHEON

Joseph C. Maroon, MD
Concussion, PTSD, and CTE: Clinical Features and Pathogenesis

Rocky Bleier
Notable Pittsburgh Steeler from the 1970s

football player

Medical & Scientific SEMINAR

Governor David A. Paterson
Opening Remarks

Nora D. Volkow, MD
Role of Dopamine in Addictive Behaviors: Drug Abuse, Alcoholism and Obesity

Paul Greengard, PhD
The Molecular and Cellular Basis of Major Depressive Disorder

Yasmin Hurd, PhD
From Womb to Womb: Generational Epigenetic Effects of Cannabis

Mark S. Gold, MD
Role of Dopaminergic Signaling in Food Addiction

Kenneth Blum, PhD
Neurogenetic Correlates of Reward Deficiency (RDS): A Common Mechanism of Addictive Behavior

Eric R. Braverman, MD
Clinical Applications of dopaminergic loss from Pediatrics to Geriatrics

Panel Discussion

AWARDS DINNER

Award Ceremony and Dinner
Special Performance by Grammy Award Winning Violinist Miri Ben-Ari,
Goodwill Ambassador of Music to the United Nations

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