05 APRIL 2018 / SNF Brain Insight Lecture at The Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University by Dr. David Goldstein

On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018, Dr. David Goldstein will discuss his progress and recent findings in the development of targeted treatments to fundamentally improve the lives of patients with serious diseases.

The lecture, titled “Finding the Right Medicine One Patient at a Time: Developing Targeted Treatments to Combat Neurological Disease”, will delve into the emerging field of genetic and precision medicine.

David Goldstein, PhD, is the John E. Borne Professor of Genetics and Development and Director of the Institute for Genomic Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. Previously, he was a Professor of Genetics at Duke University and the Director for the Center for Human Genome Variation. He trained in theoretical population genetics at Stanford University. Dr. Goldstein's primary research interests include human genetic diversity, the genetics of disease, and pharmacogenetics.

This lecture is part of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Brain Insight Lecture series, offered free to the public to enhance understanding of the biology of the mind and the complexity of human behavior. The lectures are hosted by Columbia’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute and supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

More information about the lecture can be found here.

The lecture will be livestreamed here.