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In Person Seminar: Ethnicity-Informed Considerations In Addiction Medicine And Neuropsychiatry

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Marjorie Gondre-Lewis, Ph.D.

Department of Anatomy
Howard University College of Medicine

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Seminar: Ethnicity-Informed Considerations in Addiction Medicine and Neuropsychiatry

Date: May 5, 2023

Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

About this Seminar

In the age of Precision Medicine, effective therapy will require careful considerations for individual genetic variations along with PsychoSocioEconomic conditions that confer susceptibility or resilience to certain disease states. In her talk, Dr. Gondre-Lewis will explore the prevalence of specific addiction risk alleles and how they differ among different populations to impact choice of treatment.

Additional Details

This is a free event hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute and co-sponsored by the institute's Center for Neurobiology Research. The Pioneers in Biomedical Research Seminar Series, which runs annually from September to May, has featured leading biomedical researchers from throughout the country since the program began in 2012. The lectures are also open to all members of the Virginia Tech community including graduate students, undergraduates, faculty, and staff, as well as the public.

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