TTUHSC El Paso Center of Excellence in Neurosciences Conference

TTUHSC El Paso Center of Excellence in Neurosciences Conference

IMG_0921The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Center of Excellence in Neurosciences hosted the first annual Neurosciences Conference on Friday, November 21. Presenters and attendees traveled from around the nation, and the world, to attend the conference on the latest research in neurosciences.

Speakers and topics included:

Robin Leach, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, “Personalized Medicine and Risk Assessment”
Thomas Beach, M.D., Ph.D., Sun Health Research Institute,  “Biomarkers of Neurodegenerative Disease: Obstacles to Overcome”
Javier Contreras-Rojas, M.D., University of Costa Rica, “The Use of Anxiety as an Endophenotype to Identify Genes Relevant to Bipolar Disorder”
Hector Maldonado, M.D., University Medical Center of El Paso, “Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis & Treatment”
Ruth Perez, Ph.D.,Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, “Letting Nature Lead the Way to Novel Parkinson’s Therapies”

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