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Free Webinar on Deep Brain Stimulation and Optogenetics in Neuroscience Research
DATE: Fri Sep 24th, 2021
TIME:6:00AM(PDT) 3:00PM (GMT+2) 9:00PM(GMT+8)

TOPIC 1
Electrostimulation of rat lateral hypothalamus to establish mania model and its future prospects

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
1. What is the LHK animal model of mania?
2. Eliciting behavior through stimulation of specific regions using specific parameters. How far can we take this finding?
3. Measuring molecular changes during acute manic episode feeds, directly into studying medication efficacy and novel therapeutic targets.

SPEAKER
Prof. Dr. Osama A. Abulseoud (Professor of Psychiatry at the Mayo Medical School in Arizona, United States)


TOPIC 2
Application of optogenetic technology for neural pathways of reward effect

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
1. Definition of optogenetics
2. Optogenetic actuators
3. Technique of optogenetics
4. Application of optogenetics

SPEAKER
Dr. Ahmed F. Abou-Elnaga (Assistant professor of Animal Behavior and Management, Mansoura University, Egypt)

WEBINAR HOST
Prof. Dr. Abdelaziz M. Hussein
Chairman of Medical Physiology Department
Email: Menhag@mans.edu.eg

ORGANIZERS
RWD in Collaboration with The Department of Medical Physiology, Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura, Egypt

Sep 24, 2021 03:00 PM in Cairo

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Speakers

Prof. Dr. Osama A. Abulseoud
Prof. Dr. Osama A. Abulseoud is a professor of Psychiatry at the Mayo Medical School in Arizona, United States. He is a physician scientist with wide expertise in Deep Brain Stimulation in both animal models and human subjects. He introduced the first animal model of mania through lateral hypothalamic kindling (LHK). He has published 61 scientific research papers related to animal behavior and management.
Dr. Ahmed F. Abou-Elnaga
Dr. Ahmed F. Abou-Elnaga (Assistant professor of Animal Behavior and Management, Mansoura University, Egypt) Dr. Ahmed F. Abou-Elnaga is an assistant professor of Animal Behavior and Management, Department of Husbandry and Development of Animal Wealth, Veterinary Medicine Faculty – Mansoura University, Egypt. PhD in Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University- Japan, 2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Health (NIH)- USA (2018-2019)