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Modeling complex pathological conditions: focusing on disorders of the brain

When: Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Where: Parktown Health Sciences Campus
Marie Curie Lecture Theatre
Start time:18:00
Enquiries:

Michelle.Gallant@wits.ac.za

Professor William Daniels from the School of Physiology will present his inaugural lecture on his body of research work into the human brain.

The brain, considered the most complex entity in the universe, has fascinated humankind for centuries and significant advances have been made in our understanding of brain's structure and its functioning. However our current knowledge of how the brain really works, has huge gaps and therefore our comprehension of brain function, remains incomplete. In this lecuture, Daniels will share some of his exciting results obtained over the years focusing on the impact of early life stress, HIV-neurocognitive disorder and addiction.

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