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Satellite meeting in conjunction with the ANS/AuPS 2010

“Neuroscience of fear and anxiety”

Brain Sciences UNSW



This one day satellite meeting will be held at University of New South Wales and is co-sponsored by UNSW Brain Sciences. The focus is on recent advances in understanding the neuroscience of fear and anxiety, including plasticity in amygdala neurons, studies of fear conditioning in rodents, ethological approaches to studying and assessing fear in animal models, fMRI studies of fear and clinical anxiety in humans, as well as translational research on treatment for anxiety disorders. The meeting will include a special lecture by Professor Michael Davis (Emory University), a leading international researcher in fear learning in humans and other animals, focussing on translational research in fear and anxiety.

Revised program is available from here

  Meeting Organiser: A/Prof. Gavan McNally (UNSW)
Location: University of New South Wales
Date: Saturday 30 January, 2010

Confirmed speakers include:

Michael Davis, Emory University (USA)
Richard Bryant, UNSW
Iain McGregor, University of Sydney
Rick Richardson, UNSW
Pankaj Sah, University of Queensland
Pascal Carrive, UNSW
Gavan McNally, UNSW
Mark Murphy, Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Melbourne
Rohan Walker, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Newcastle


Further information will be available on this page in the near future.

If you would like further information, please contact Gavan McNally via email (g.mcnally@unsw.edu.au).