McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

A translational view of:
"Blue Genes": How does your biology affect your mood?

  • Seminar Information
  • Video with Dr. Zainab (Zena) Samaan
  • Video with Dr. David Meyre

Demystifying Medicine Seminar Information

Date:

Monday, November 4, 2013

Speakers:

  • Dr. Zainab (Zena) Samaan, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences; Associate Member, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Faculty, Population Genomics Program, McMaster University
  • Dr. David Meyre, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Joint Member, Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine; Faculty, Population Genomics Program, McMaster University

Description:

This seminar includes a clinical presentation with patient interview followed by a research presentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what is depression and how is it treated
  • Why do some people get depressed
  • Why does depression run in families
  • How can science help to better understand and treat depression

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask
Email: askkj@mcmaster.ca

Sara Sellers
Email: sellers@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706