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Inaugural lectures

Sâmia Joca will give an inaugural lecture 25 January 2017

Sâmia Joca

On the occasion of her appointment as honorary professor at TNU, Sâmia Joca will give an inaugural lecture. Her lecture will follow Niklas Långström's lecture

Time: 25 January 2017 13 - 15

Place: Auditorium, entrance 30, Aarhus University Hospital Risskov, Skovagervej 2, 8240 Risskov


13.00 - 14.00: Niklas Långström, Visiting professor, AUH Risskov, department R
To understand in order to prevent: on risk factors for violent offending

NIKLAS LÅNGSTRÖM, MD, PhD, is a specialist physician, professor of child & adolescent psychiatry at Uppsala University, Sweden and guest professor of psychiatric epidemiology at Karolinska Institutet. He studies developmental pathways, causal factors, concurrent difficulties, and consequences of mental illness in children and young people; violent and sexual offending and non-normative sexuality in youth and adults.

14.00 - 15.00: Sâmia Joca, Honorary professor, TNU, Aarhus University
The cannabinoid signalling system in mental health disorders: new avenues to improved therapeutics

SÂMIA JOCA, MSc(pharm), PhD, is associate professor at School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ribeirão Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Her research is on the neurobiology of psychiatric illnesses, especially depression and anxiety using preclinical models and molecular approaches.

15.00: Informal reception