University of Helsinki: The 8th Finnish Symposium on Biological Psychiatry

University of Helsinki: The 8th Finnish Symposium on Biological Psychiatry

Abstract submission deadline Friday 25.11.

The symposium will include:

Keynote lecture by Dr. Julia Sacher, Minerva Research Group EGG (Emotion & neuroimaGinG) Lab, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Germany: Impact of hormonal changes in mood regulation

Talks by leading Finnish investigators in biological psychiatry

  • Dr. Erika Jääskeläinen (University of Oulu): Biological treatment of insomnia – pros and cons of antipsychotics
  • Prof. Tomi Rantamäki (University of Helsinki): No laughing matter – what nitrous oxide can tell about rapid antidepressant mechanisms?

Short talks by young investigators, selected based on submitted abstracts. Authors of selected abstracts will be notified by 5.12.

Posters selected based on submitted abstracts. 

Target audience: Students, postdocs and faculty working on human genetic and imaging studies in psychiatric diseases, mechanisms of psychiatric diseases, including functional, pharmacological and genetic analyses in model organisms, and related fields.

Credits (NEUBM-301): Students will receive 1 ECTS from attendance + submitting a 1 page essay on the scientific content of the symposium, or 2 ECTS by attendance + poster/oral presentation + essay.

We hope to see you there!

Tiina Paunio, MD, PhD, professor of psychiatry

Annette Horstmann, PhD, associate professor of behavioral and brain sciences

Iiris Hovatta, PhD, professor of behavioral genetics

Katri Kantojärvi, PhD, senior researcher

Hendrik Hartmann, MSc, doctoral student

Registration without an abstract by 5.12.