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Schizophrenia Research Webinar

Schizophrenia Research Forum Webinar
Features Department Investigators

Click here to register for a special November 13, 2012 webinar featuring Drs. Vishwajit Nimgaonkar and Konasale Prasad.

Dr. Nimgaonkar

Drs. Nimgaonkar and Prasad will join other researchers for a live discussion on Neurotropic Infectious Agents and Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia sponsored by the Schizophrenia Research Forum.  Registration is required to participate in the webinar, which begins at noon on November 13th.

In the webinar, Dr. Nimgaonkar will discuss potential interactions between infection and host genetic variation at the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) locus, a region containing immune-related genes that has been implicated in schizophrenia.

Dr. Prasad

Dr. Prasad will describe research exploring whether the cognitive impairments in schizophrenia are modified by infections with herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1).