The next Oslo University Hospital research seminar Oct 6th 14:30 The decade of psychiatry - new knowledge about disease mechanisms and outcome

Speakers: professor Ole Andreassen, professor Ingrid Melle, scientist Torill Ueland, researcher Ingrid Dieset, associate professor Unn Haukvik and associate professor Lars T. Westlye, all from Norwegian Centre for Mental Disorders Research (NORMENT), University of Oslo (UiO) and OUH.

Time: Monday, October 6th, 2014, at 14:30-16:00.
Place: Blue Auditorium, Rikshospitalet, Sognsvannsveien 20, Oslo.

14:30 Polygenic architecture of psychiatric disorders -boosting the power of genetics with new statistical tools
Professor Ole Andreassen, Norwegian Centre for Mental Disorders Research (NORMENT), University of Oslo (UiO) and OUH.
14:45 Course, outcome and disease staging in psychotic disorders
Professor Ingrid Melle, NORMENT, UiO and OUH.
15:00 Cognitive dysfunction and opportunities for training - new update
Senior Scientist Torill Ueland, NORMENT, UiO and OUH.
15:15 Mortality and gap in life span in severe mental disorders - potential underlying mechanism
Researcher Ingrid Dieset, NORMENT, UiO and OUH.
15:30 Obstetric complications and psychotic disorders
Associate Professor Unn Haukvik, NORMENT, UiO and OUH.
15:45 Multimodal brain imaging and diagnostic opportunities?
Associate Professor Lars T. Westlye, NORMENT, UiO and OUH.

Meeting’s chairpersons: Ole A. Andreassen and Ingrid Melle

Everybody is welcome!

Forthcoming OUH research seminars in 2014:
03.11: DNA sequencing in medicine
01.12: Regenerative medicine

Meeting announcements and information:

On behalf of the organizing committee for OUH research seminars,

Alexandre Corthay, PhD
Senior Scientist and Group Leader
Tumor Immunology Group
Centre for Immune Regulation
Department of Pathology
University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet
PO Box 4950 Nydalen, 0424 Oslo, Norway
Office: room A3.M018 (Institute of Pathology, Rikshospitalet)

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