Parental Brain Conference ? June 7-10, 2007
June 7, 2007
Keynote Lecture ? David R. Rubinow, MD, ? Assad Meymandi Professor & Chair of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
?Mood Disorders of Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period?
June 8, 2007
Symposium 1 - Neural Systems & Maternal Behavior - I
Michael Numan, PhD, Department of Psychology, Boston College
?Hypothalamic Interaction with the Mesolimbic Dopamine System Regulates Maternal Responsiveness?
Joan I. Morrell, PhD, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
?Maternal Motivation and Its Neural Substrate Across the Postpartum Period?
Craig Ferris, PhD, Center for Comparative Neuroimaging, University of Massachusetts Medical School
"Imaging the Maternal Brain"
Symposium 2 - Neural Systems & Maternal Behavior - I
Dionysia T. Theodosis, PhD, Laboratory of Morphofunctional Neurobiology, Inserm U378; University Victor Segalen-Bordeaux II, F33077 Bordeaux, France
?Neuronal-Glial Plasticity and Reproduction?
Frederick Levy, PhD, INRA-CNRS-Universite de Tours-Haras Nationaux, Nouzilly, France
"Neural Networks Involved in the Onset of Maternal Behavior in Sheep"
Jeffrey P. Lorberbaum, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
"The Functional Neuroanatomy of Human Parental Behavior."
Symposium 3 - Maternal Aggression, Stress & Anxiety/Depression - I
Oliver J. Bosch, PhD, Institute of Zoology, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Ger