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ERO Seminar Series

ERO Seminar Series

Dr. Robert Dantzer, D.V.M., Ph.D, Professor, Deputy Chair in the Department of Symptom Research here at MD Anderson is giving a lecture on "Is the propagation of inflammation from the periphery to the brain responsible for cancer-related symptoms?" at the AT&T Auditorium, B2.4750 in the Main building.

Date: 2/20/14, 12pm to 1pm
Time: 2/20/14, 12pm to 1pm
Location: AT&T Auditorium, Main Building, Floor 2 (B2.4750)
Format: Seminar/Conference
Speaker: Dr. Robert Dantzer
Speaker Bio: Robert Dantzer is Professor and Deputy Chairman in the Department of Symptom Research in the Division of Internal Medicine at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. He has carried out research for many years on the psychobiology of stress, the influence of neuropeptides on behavior, and the interactions between the immune system and the brain. His current research aims at understanding the mechanisms of cytokine-induced sickness behavior, and the role of inflammation in symptoms including depression and fatigue. He has authored and co-authored more than 400 original research papers and 120 book chapters on stress, anxiety, neuropeptides and psychoneuroimmunology (h-index = 74). He is also the author or the editor of several books on stress in intensive husbandry, emotions, psychosomatics, and neurobiology of cytokines. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Psychoneuroendocrinology (Elsevier) and the past President of the Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society.
Sponsor: Kathy Mason
Contact: Sergio Chavez - schavez1@mdanderson.org
Attachments:
  ERO Seminar Robert Dantzer.ppt (PPT, 316 KB)