The College of Health Sciences’ upcoming Marquette Presents series, titled “Stress, Trauma and Resilience: A Neurobiological Perspective,” will look at the brain mechanisms of stress responsiveness and coping, the effects of stress hormones on brain development and neurological changes that can carry negative effects across multiple generations.
John Schmid, author of the multi-part Milwaukee Journal Sentinel series “A Time to Heal,” will join a panel of Marquette neuroscientists at the free, public event on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 7:30 a.m. in the Monaghan Ballroom in the Alumni Memorial Union.
- John Schmid, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter and author of the multi-part series “A Time to Heal.”
- Dr. William E. Cullinan, dean and professor of biomedical sciences studying stress responsiveness, cortisol, and its link to disorders of mood.
- Dr. Paul Gasser, professor of biomedical sciences studying stress and the neurobiology of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
- Dr. Marieke Gilmartin, professor of biomedical sciences investigating the role of the prefrontal cortex in fear, anxiety, and emotional learning.
- Dr. John Mantsch, and chair of biomedical sciences investigating the linkage between stress and addiction.
- Dr. Robert Wheeler, professor of biomedical sciences studying the brain’s motivational and reward system in neuropsychiatric disorders.
The event includes a complimentary continental breakfast. Free parking is also available in the 16th Street parking structure, located between Wisconsin Ave. and Wells Street. Registration is available online at marquettepresents.eventbrite.com.