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Symposium on Tourette Syndrome: A Cognitive Neuroscience Approach

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When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 8:15 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC) Seminar Room B (Medical Campus)

Symposium Schedule

  8:15-8:30 a.m.   Welcome and Introductions
  8:30-8:45 a.m.   "Introduction to Tourette syndrome; clinical feature"
                            Bradley L. Schlaggar, MD, PhD
                            A. Ernest & Jane G. Professor of Developmental Neurology
                            Professor of Neurology, Radiology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience (WashU)
  8:45-9:15 a.m.   "A multi-site structural MRI study of children with Tourette syndrome"
                            Kevin J. Black, MD
                            Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, Radiology, and Neuroscience (WashU)
  9:15-9:45 a.m.   "Facets of impulsivity in Tourette disorders"
                            Yulia Worbe, MD, PhD
                            Reference Center for Tourette Disorder
                            Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital
                            Paris, France
 9:45-10:00 a.m.   Break
10:00-10:30 a.m.   "Cognitive influences on Habit Reversal Therapy"
                              John Piacientini, PhD, ABPP
                              Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioural Sciences
                              University of California, Los Angeles
10:30-11:00 a.m.   "Moving towards single patient level prediction in Tourette syndrome"
                              Deanna Greene, PhD
                              Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (WashU)
11:00-11:45 a.m.   "Looking ahead: potential contribution of cognitive neuroscience approaches to
                              understanding and treatment of Tourette syndrome"
                              Stephen Jackson, PhD
                              Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience
                              University of Nottingham, UK
11:45-12:15 p.m.   Panel Discussion
12:15-12:30 p.m.   Lunch/Adjourn
Funded, in part, by the McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience and the Tourette Association of America

For questions, contact Melissa O'Sulllivan.

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