NARSAD Scientific Council Member Eric Kandel co-hosts Charlie Rose brain series. See Episode 9: The Mentally Ill Brain on Tuesday, June 22 at 11PM (EST) on PBS.

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For the past nine months, Charlie Rose, with co-host and NARSAD Scientific Council member Eric Kandel, M.D., has explored one of science’s final frontiers, the study of the human brain.

Don’t miss Episode 9: The Mentally Ill Brain, which will air on Tuesday, June 22nd. Scientific Council member, Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D., Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University is participating in this show.

Charlie Rose Brain Series, with co-host ERIC KANDEL Episode 9: The Mentally Ill Brain Tuesday, June 22 at 11PM (EST) on PBS

In addition to Charlie Rose and Eric Kandel (Columbia), the participants are NARSAD Falcone Award Winner Kay Redfield Jamison (Johns Hopkins University), NARSAD Scientific Council Member Jeffrey Lieberman (Columbia), Elyn Saks (University of Southern California), NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Stephen Warren (Emory), and NARSAD Scientific Council Member Helen Mayberg (Emory).

From the Charlie Rose Brain Series website:

“The Charlie Rose Brain Series explores one of sciences final frontiers, the study of the human brain.

Over the next year Charlie will interview the most knowledgeable scientists and researchers in hopes of illuminating a new topic of study. Each monthly episode will examine different subjects of the brain, including perception, social interaction, aging and creativity.

We will also look at scientific discovery and advances in technology, in the hope that someday terrible illnesses such as depression, schizophrenia, and Alzheimer’s will be history.

Our special colleague on this journey is Dr. Eric Kandel. He is a psychiatrist and neuroscientist and professor at Columbia University. He’s also affiliated with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He received the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine in 2000 for his research into the biological mechanisms of learning and memory.”

Episodes 1-8 may be seen online at

http://www.charlierose.com/view/collection/10702

Reported by NARSAD

http://www.narsad.org/?q=node/11304/latest-research

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