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The brain as we know it

Mini Med School begins Feb. 11

IU School of Medicine physicians and researchers will offer their thoughts about brain function and disease in a series of weekly lectures at the spring session of IU Mini Medical School, Feb. 11-March 18. Each session meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the lower-level auditorium at the Riley Outpatient Center on the IUPUI campus in Indianapolis.

IU Mini Medical School is sponsored by IU Medical Group and Indianapolis radio station WIBC and is offered by the IUSM Faculty Community Relations Committee through the IUPUI Division of Continuing Studies. Mini Medical School is underwritten by an educational grant from Pfizer. For information, call 317-278-7600. Advanced registration is required; the cost is $35 per person.

Speakers and topics for the 2003 IU Mini Medical School:

Feb. 11Anatomy of the Brain
Dr. William DeMyer, professor emeritus of neurology

Feb. 18 • Social Influences on the Brain
Susan Ball and William Kronenberger, psychologists

Feb. 25 • Brain Surgeries
Dr. Robert Worth, professor of neurosurgery

March 4 • Movement Disorders in Children and Adults
Dr. Bhuwan Garg, professor of pediatric neurology, and Dr, Joanne Wojcieszek, associate professor of neurology

March 11 • Disorders of the Aging Brain: Natural or Created?
Dr. Martin Farlow, professor of neurology and director of the IU Alzheimer disease clinic

March 18 • Pain: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Michael Vasko, professor of pharmacology

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Publication date: January 31, 2003
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