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Neuromolecular Imaging Seminar (old news)

Neuromolecular Imaging Seminars have become PET Talks

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Previous speakers at the Yale PET Center

Date Title Speaker(s)
Histidine decarboxylase deficiency and Tourette syndrome: A translational study
Christopher Pittenger
A gene x environment interaction in obesity
Dana Small
PET Imaging of the effects of systemic inflammation on the brain
Jonas Hannestad
Dose-dependent occupancy of beta2-nAChRs by nicotine: Cgnitive implications
Irina Esterlis
PET Imaging in the Translational Neurosciences of Impulsivity and Addictions
Marc Potenza


"Nicotine receptors and acetylcholine: targets for mood regulation."

Yann Mineur, PhD, MSc.


"Characterization of ABP688, a PET Ligand for the Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor Subtype 5."

Christine DeLorenzo, PhD Columbia University

4/9/2010 "Drug-Induced Cognitive-Motivational Alterations in Addiction: Evidence from Animal Studies." Peter Olausson, PhD


"Dopamine receptor trafficking in striatal medium-spiny neurons:Implications for striatal signaling and brain imaging. "

Stephen Rayport,MD, PhD Columbia University

3/12/2010 "Congnitive control and cocaine dependence-a research agenda" Chiang-shan (Ray) Li, MD, PhD
2/12/2010 "Imaging beta2-nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in tobacco smokers with
[123I]5-IA-85380 SPECT."
Kelly Cosgrove, PhD

"Glutamate-dopamine interactions"

John Krystal, MD

Past Lectures