12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Location: The Center for Vital Longevity
The Effects of Corticosteroids on the Human Brain with Sherwood Brown, PhD, UT Southwestern, the Aradine S. Ard Chair in Brain Science.
E. Sherwood Brown, M.D., PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry with Tenure, Vice Chair for Faculty Research Development, Chief of the Division of Bipolar Disorders, and Director of the Psychoneuroendocrine Research Program at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He received B.A. and PhD degrees in Chemistry from Texas Christian University. He received an M.D. degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and completed a psychiatry residency, on the research track, at UT Southwestern Medical Center followed by a research fellowship. He is board certified in psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine.
He serves on several journal editorial boards including Biological Psychiatry, Journal of Affective Disorders andJournal of Dual Diagnosis. Dr. Brown’s research focuses on comorbidities of mood disorders including medical illness and substance abuse. He has had numerous grants from NIH and private foundations, including grants from NIAAA and NIDA examining the treatment of patients with bipolar disorder and substance dependence, a grant from NHLBI examining the treatment of depressed asthma patients a grant from NIMH exaploring interventions to protect th brain from the effects of corticosteroid excess, and a grant from NCCIH examining a novel botanical agent. He has published over 130 research papers, books, chapters and reviews.
PLEASE NOTE: RSVP is required and lunch will be provided.
Held in the 8th floor conference room at:
Center for Vital Longevity
1600 Viceroy Drive
Dallas, TX 75235
Also will be videolinked at UT Dallas in JO 4.306.