How to Conduct Human and Animal-Based Basic Research on Psychiatric Disorders

August 19, 2017
9:00 am-1:00 pm | Karachi

Medical College

Learning Objectives
At the end of the course, participants will understand:
  • Brain Basics: Structure and function with respect to behavior
  • Effect of genes and the environment on the brain functioning
  • Biochemical disturbances leading to depression, anxiety and eating disorders
  • Effect of stress on intellectual capability
  • Animal research and its usefulness in depression/anxiety studies

Activity Directors
Dr Fazal Arain, Dr Syeda Sadia Fatima & Dr Qurat –ul-Ain Khan

Who should attend
Basic scientists, students and other mental health professionals

Organisers
Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences in collaboration with Department of Continuing Professional Education

The Aga Khan University Department of Continuing Professional Education is accredited by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) and the American Association of Continuing Medical Education (AACME) to provide continuing medical  education.
The
Aga Khan University Department of Continuing Professional Education designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.5 AACME Category 1 Credit(s). Each participant should only claim those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Image credit:

AKU

V E N U E

Microscopy Lab, 1st Floor, Medical College, AKU

R E G I S T R A T I O N
Registration fee: Rs 1,560/-
The last date for the submission of fees is Friday, August 11, 2017
Seats are limited; registration will be on first come first serve basis

C O N T A C T

Mr Irfanullah Baig
021 3486 4462
irfan.baig@aku.edu