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Interpersonal Violence: Using Neuroimaging and Genotyping to Understand PTSD Risk, Resilience, and Recovery

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 @ 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Perspectives on Science & History Series

Featured Speaker: Steven E. Bruce, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, and Clinical Director, Center for Trauma Recovery, University of Missouri – St. Louis

Dr. Steven Bruce, Director of UMSL’s Center for Trauma Recovery, talks about recent findings on the use of leading edge techniques such as neuroimaging and genotyping to examine both the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and functional changes in the brain after successful cognitive behavioral treatment.

Presented in conjunction with the History Museum traveling exhibition The Doll Project, a multimedia photographic exhibit featuring images of makeshift monuments erected throughout the St. Louis area for those who have fallen victim to a crime or untimely and tragic circumstances. The Doll Project opens at the Museum on January 19, 2013.

To be held at:

Missouri History Museum – Lee Auditorium
Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park
St. Louis, Missouri 63112

Registration not required. FREE and OPEN to ALL. Middle and high school students welcome. Parking free in Museum lots or in Forest Park.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
7:00 PM-8:30 PM