124 Ken Altshuler, MD Grand Rounds in Psychiatry: "Psychiatric Pharmacogenetics: From the Ivory Tower to the Clinic and Back Again?" (021716)

Dallas, TX US
February 17, 2016

To present some of the major findings in the literature and by my laboratory group regarding the role of the peptide hormone ghrelin in linking eating behavior and mood

Target Audience

UTSW Faculty/Residents and DFW general Audience

Learning Objectives

1. To describe major features of the ghrelin system, including sites of production and action.
2. To review the literature and our research demonstrating roles for ghrelin in mood-related and eating behaviors induced by psychosocial stress.
3.  To describe situations in which plasma ghrelin levels are elevated. 


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/17/2016 - 12:00pm CST
Event ends: 
02/17/2016 - 1:00pm CST
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390
United States







Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance


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