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Maternal care and the epigenetic regulation of gene expression and neuroendocrine function

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Professor Michale Meaney, Professor at the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Canada, will be presenting at the University of Cambridge on the 18th July 2008.

His talk is entitled:

‘Maternal care and the epigenetic regulation of gene expression and neuroendocrine function’

and will describe how maternal care modifies the expression of genes that regulate behavioural and neuroendocrine responses to stress, as well as hippocampal synaptic development.

Michael Meaney has authored over 180 publications and presented at research institutes, government health agencies, and scientific meetings throughout the world.

In 2007, he was elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and named a Knight of the National Order of Quebec. In 2007 he was also recognized by the Institute for Scientific Information as a “Most Highly Cited Scientist” in the area of neuroscience.

This talk is part of the Cambridge Neuroscience Seminars series.

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