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PAIR: What Animal Models Reveal About Brain Diseases Webinar (Online)

January 23, 2014, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

American Brain Coalition (ABC) and the Society for Neuroscience (SfN)


Join the American Brain Coalition for a free webinar, "Flies, Fish and other Animal Models: What They Reveal About Brain Diseases and Disorders." The discussion, is designed for patient advocacy organizations. It will cover the role that animals have played in developing therapies and offer perspectives on humane animal research from a neuroscientist, a clinician, and a patient advocate.

Robin Elliott, PDF President and Chair of the American Brain Coalition, will lead the discussion. PDF Research Advocate, Thomas Shiftan, M.D. and other experts in the field will also participate including:

  • Mark Rasenick, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, Chair of ABC’s Advocacy Committee
  • David Beversdorf, M.D., University of Missouri, Chair of the American Academy of Neurology’s Animals in Research Task Force
  • Matthew Bailey, Vice President, National Association for Biomedical Research
To Learn More:

For more information or to register, visit the ABC's webinar page.