The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience will hold a Combined Grand Rounds along with the Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Neuroscience Endowed Lecture from 8 to 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 15.
John Krystal, M.D., will present “Celebrating The National Brain Awareness Week, ‘Targeting Glutamate in Neuro-Psychiatric Disease.’”
Krystal is a leading expert in the areas of alcoholism, schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorder. His work links psychopharmacology, neuroimaging, molecular genetics and computational neuroscience to study the neurobiology and to develop novel treatments for these disorders. He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Medicine. He also serves in a variety of advisory and review capacities for Wellcome Trust, Brain and Behavior Research Foundation and the Karolinska Institute among other organizations.