Identifying Effects in Brain of Early Chronic Low-Level Lead Exposure a Translational Approach

Speakers:

Christina Sobin, PhD,

Associate Professor

J. Edward and Helen M.C.

Stern Professorship in Neuroscience, Department of Biology, Department of Psychology, Department of Public Health Sciences,, Border Biomedical Research Center, Toxicology Unit University of Texas at El Paso

Learning Objectives:

1. To understand the meaning of translational research. 2. To understand how a translational approach for the problem of early chronic exposure to low-level lead exposure informs the development of an animal model. 3. To understand two pathways by which low-level lead exposure might alter brain structure and function.

Sponsor:

The Rockefeller University Hospital Center for Clinical and Translational Science

Date/Time: Wednesday, January 16th, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST

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