Oct 26 2018

Affiliated Seminar: Neuroscience Day 2018: Synaptic Plasticity in Health and Disease By Graham Collingridge

October 26, 2018

2:00 PM - 5:30 PM


SPH/PI Building School of Public Health & Psychiatric Institute Room 109


1603 W. Taylor St., Chicago, IL 60612

Graham Collingridge is the Ernest B. and Leonard B. Smith Professor and Chair of the Department of Physiology at the University of Toronto, Canada. He is also a Senior Investigator at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum research institute, Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada. he also holds an appointment at the University of Bristol, UK (since 1994) as the professor of Neuroscience in Anatomy in the School of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Neuroscience. He has served as Departmental Chairs of Pharmacology at the University of Birmingham, UK (1990-1994) and of Anatomy at the University of Bristol (1999-2012). he has served as Editor-in-Chief of Neuropharmacology (1993-2010) and as the President of the British Neuroscience Association (2007-2009). He is currently a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Hello Bio. His research focuses on the mechanisms of synaptic plasticity in health and disease, in particular, understanding synaptic plasticity in molecular terms and how pathological alterations in these processes may contribute to major disorders, such as Autism, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Depression, and Chronic Pain.


JulieAnn Scherer

Date posted

Oct 16, 2018

Date updated

Oct 16, 2018