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"Understanding the Teenage Brain of Today" community talk slated February 17

Dr. Rhoshel Lenroot promises to unravel the mysteries of the teenage brain in this free community talk Wednesday, February 17, 6 p.m. in the Domenici Center for Health Sciences Education Auditorium, 1001 Stanford Ave NE, on UNM’s North Campus.

Lenroot, a UNM alumnus, is chair of infant, child, and adolescent psychiatry at the University of New South Wales, and clinical director of child and adolescent mental health services for Southeastern Sydney Local Health District and Research Fellow at Neuroscience Research Australia. She will share the latest findings from neuroimaging research about how the brain is changing during adolescence and how studies of development may be giving clues to the onset of disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

This is a UNM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences community event. Attendance and parking are free, but registration is required. For more information, call 505/272-3592.

Categories: School of Medicine, Community

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