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Neurosciences Grand Rounds
Start Date: 12/8/2017Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 12/8/2017End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Norepinephrine: A Novel Regulator of Amyloid Beta 42 Peptides

Hosted By
Drexel Neurosciences Institute

Jennifer Ross, Department of Pharmacology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the stress integrative locus coeruleus (LC)-norepinephrine (NE) system
  • Discuss the impact of stress and stress-related neurocircuitry on the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD)
  • Discuss the hallmark features of AD, including behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)
  • Discuss the clinical and preclinical studies investigating the role of stress and LC-NE system perturbations on AD neuropathology
  • Discuss the impact of NE in regulating endogenous murine amyloid beta peptides

Target Audience
DUCoM faculty, all physicians, fellows, residents, medical students, PAs, CRNPs, RNs; all medical specialties

Continuing Medical Education Credits
Drexel University College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: The Drexel University College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA: This program is eligible for 1 credits in Category 2A of the American Osteopathic Association.

Speakers at continuing medical education activities are required to disclose to the audience, any relevant commercial interest (which is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients). Any conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the presentation and announced to the audience.

Ms. Ross has no commercial relationships to disclose.

Contact Information:
Name: Kirsten Erwin
Email: kle27@drexel.edu
New College Building
Geary Auditorium A
245 North 15th Street
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