Make plans to attend the Neuroscience Café series brought to you by the Comprehensive Neuroscience Center and local libraries!


May 20: Dr. David Knight and Dr. Amy Knight
Understanding anxiety and stress disorders following traumatic medical events

Join us as UAB experts in the neurosciences present topics, create discussion, and answer questions from the community. Until further notice all Café’s will be held virtually once per month. The schedule below will be updated as future dates are confirmed.

Zoom links will be provided upon registration. Register below.

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Spring 2021 Schedule

Thursday, May 20, 2021 | 6:00pm

Understanding Anxiety and Stress Disorders Following Traumatic Medical Events
David Knight, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology
Amy Knight, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 | 6:00pm

COVID-19 Update: Where Are We With Testing, Treatment, and Vaccination?
Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Medicine and Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases
David Kimberlin, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Co-director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
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Thursday, March 18, 2021 | 6:00pm

Sleep and Circadian Rhythms During a Pandemic
Karen Gamble, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology and Vice Chair of Basic Research
Justin Thomas, PhD, 
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology and Director of UAB Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic
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Thursday, February 18, 2021 | 6:00pm

Autism in Alabama: Research Advances
Cassandra Newsom, PsyD, Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Director of Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Core
Rajesh Kana, PhD, Professor at UA-Tuscaloosa Psychology and Director of the Center for Innovative Research in Autism
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Thursday, January 21, 2021 | 6:00pm

Why are so many kids becoming nearsighted and how can we stop it?
Timothy Gawne, PhD, Professor, Department of Optometry & Vision Science
Andrew Pucker, OD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Optometry & Vision Science
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Fall 2020 Schedule

Thursday, December 17, 2020 | 6:30pm

Introducing the New UAB Center for Addiction and Pain Prevention and Intervention (CAPPI)
Karen Cropsey, PsyD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology and Co-Director, UAB Center for Addiction and Pain Prevention and Intervention
Burel Goodin, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Co-Director, UAB Center for Addiction and Pain Prevention and Intervention
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Thursday, November 19, 2020 | 6:30pm

Understanding Suicide as a Public Health Issue and How the UAB Depression and Suicide Center is Working to Help
Yogesh Dwivedi, PhD,
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology
Matthew Macaluso, DO, Clinical Director, UAB Depression and Suicide Center; Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology
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Thursday, September 10, 2020 | 6:30 PM

COVID on the Brain – Mental Health and Neurological Complications due to COVID-19
Shruti P. Agnihotri, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Richard E. Powers, MD, Professor, Department of Pathology, Division of Neuropathology
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