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Special Lecture: A New Concept: Neurodevelopmental Etiology of Huntington’s Disease
A New Concept: Neurodevelopmental Etiology of Huntington’s Disease
Friday, Aug. 19, 12:00-1 :00 p.m. CT

Speaker:
Peggy C. Nopoulos, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, Carver School of Medicine
University of Iowa Health Care

Dr. Nopoulos' lab studies the structure and function of the brain using imaging tools such as MRI and cognitive/behavioral assessment in pediatric and young adult individuals at-risk for Huntington disease. Her lab is investigating the role of mutant Huntington on brain neurodevelopment in pediatric population and as such, provide an argument to start studying HD as a neurodevelopmental condition as opposed to a neurodegenerative condition.

Aug 19, 2022 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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