Endocrine Grand Rounds

Update on Diabetes and the Brain



Date
December 5, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Speaker(s)
Christopher Ryan, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, Health & Community Systems and Clinical & Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh
Location
1195 BST Conference Room
Category
School of Medicine- Medicine- Endocrinology & Metabolism
Contact
Kelli Lange
Conference Coordinator


412-648-8630
kal134@pitt.edu
Description

The attendee will be able to:

1. Identify the neurocognitive phenotypes associated with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in both children and adults.

2. Describe the biomedical risk factors that increase the likelihood that any individual will manifest neurocognitive dysfunction.

3. Characterize the changes in brain structure that may underlie the development of cognitive dysfunction.