31st Annual CCNP Conference

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					31st Annual CCNP Conference

June 6-9, 2008, Toronto, Ontario

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Program
For more details, please visit www.ccnp.ca.

Conference Objectives:

1. Build basic science and clinical connections
   among Canadian researchers
2. Highlight advances in the neurodevelopment of
   psychiatric illness
3. Support the next generation of clinical and basic
   neuropsychopharmacologists

Events:
Friday, June 6: Opening Reception
Top of the TD Waterhouse Tower at Stratus Restaurant

Saturday, June 7: Trainee Breakfast Workshop:
Remi Quirion, PhD (Scientific Director, CIHR, INMHA, McGill University) – CIHR
Applications: Guidelines for Success

Sunday, June 8: Cocktail Reception and Banquet
Hilton Hotel




Symposia and Lectures:
Presidential Symposium: Neurodevelopment and Behaviour

Co-Chairs: Drs. Meir Steiner (CCNP President, Brain-Body Insitute, St. Joseph's
Healthcare, McMaster University) and Harold Robertson (CCNP President-Elect,
Dalhousie University)
Speakers:
Michael Meaney, PhD (Professor of Medicine, McGill University)
Stephen Matthews, PhD
(Professor of Physiology, University of Toronto)
Stephen Suomi, PhD (NICHD - Bethesda, Maryland, USA)
Dirk Hellhammer, PhD (Chair, Psychobiological Research, University of Trier,
Germany)

The AstraZeneca Lunch Symposium: Novel approaches: Towards
Understanding the Neurobiology of Mental Illness
Chair: Jane Foster, PhD (McMaster University)
Speakers:
Glenda MacQueen, MD, PhD (McMaster University)
John Armstrong, PhD (University of Guelph)
Catharine Winstanley, PhD (University of British Columbia)

The Wyeth Roundtable Lunch Symposium: The Complex Depressed
Patient: From Neurobiology to Effective Treatment

Chair: Claudio Soares, MD, PhD (Brain-Body Insitute, St. Joseph's Healthcare,
McMaster University)
Speakers:
Dr. Pierre Blier, MD, PhD (University of Ottawa)
Valerie Taylor, MD (McMaster University)
Arya M. Sharma, MD, PhD (Univ of Alberta)

The Servier Distinguished Lecture:
Russell Foster, PhD (Chair of Circadian Neuroscience, Oxford University, UK)

Additional Symposia:

• Maternal Adversity Vulnerability and
  Neurodevelopment (MAVAN): Preliminary
  Findings
   ○ Robert Levitan, MD (University of Toronto)
• Dopamine and Clinical Depression: New
  Findings
   ○ Marco Leyton, PhD (McGill)
• Fear and Anxiety Disorders: From Molecules to
  the Clinic
   ○ Sheena Josselyn, PhD (University of Toronto)