Cognition & Neuroscience Colloquium: Sayamwong Hammack, PhD

Pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide (PACAP) in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis (BNST): A nexus for stress and emotion
University of Vermont
Cognition and Neuroscience
Friday, April 6, 2018 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Psychology Building, Room 313
Abstract: 

Dr. Hammack will present his research demonstrating that the pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide (PACAP) has a critical role in central neurocircuits mediating stress-related emotional behaviors and psychopathologies, ranging from drug addiction to posttraumatic stress disorder in humans.