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Inflammation and Its Discontents: The Role of the Immune System in the Pathophysiology of Depression

Andrew H. Miller, MD

Dr. Andrew Miller is the William P. Timmie Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of Psychiatric Oncology at the Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.  

Dr. Miller is an internationally recognized leader in the area of brain-immune interactions as they relate to stress and depression.  His work focuses on the mechanisms by which cytokines cause depression in humans and non-human primates using chronic administration of the innate immune cytokine, interferon-alpha, as a model of chronic immune stimulation.  

Presenters: 

Andrew H Miller, M.D.

Date: 

Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 4:00pm

Location: 

Campus Center, Room 917, UMass Amherst

Fees: 

Free and open to the public