Calendar of Event
 Event Title: Realizing the Promise of Personalized Antidepressant Medicines
 Date: 6/5/2009      Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Place: NYS Psychiatric Institute - 1051 Riverside Drive - 1st Flr Auditorium

Speaker: Professor. Dr. Florian Holsboer
Director,
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry
Munich, Germany

Description: *Adult Psychiatry Grand Rounds*

Florian Holsboer, M.D., Ph.D., is the Director of the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, Germany. It is a research institute for disorders of the central nervous system, with 120 research beds for psychiatry and neurology, as well as 2 outpatient clinics. The Institute contains a broad basic science component ranging from molecular biology to pharmacology, human and mouse genetics, proteomics and chemical genomics.

Dr. Holsboer studied chemistry and medicine at the University of Munich, and did residencies in the Departments of Psychiatry at the University of Munich and the University of Mainz. The recipient of numerous awards, Dr. Holsboer is the author of more than 750 publications and is the Editor-in Chief of The Journal of Psychiatric Research.