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CANCELLED - Neurobiological Consequences of Childhood Trauma Seminar

15:00 - 16:00
18 January 2017
University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Building 44 (Shackleton), Room 1057 (L/T B)

For more information regarding this seminar, please telephone Sue McNally on 02380 595150 or email .

Event details

Due to unforeseen circumstances this seminar has been cancelled; please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause you. We hope that Professor Heim will be able to visit later in the year.

Speaker information

Professor Christine Heim, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Berlin. Christine studied psychology at the University of Trier. After receiving her doctorate, she did research at Emory University in Atlanta, USA, to the psychobiological consequences of early traumatic life experiences. At Emory University it was founded in 2001 as Assistant Professor and appointed in 2008 to associate professor (with tenure). During this time she established herself as an internationally pioneering researcher in the field of early programming of stress reactions and Krankheitsvulnerabilität. She has published numerous articles in international journals (impact factor: 420) published and book contributions. More than 10,000 citations of their publications document the high importance of their scientific achievements (H-index: 41; Source: Google Scholar). She was awarded the Chaim Danieli Young Professional Award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the Curt Richter Award from the International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology and a Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health. In 2008, she was elected a member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. Christine Home is a reviewer for several international funding organizations and a member of numerous professional societies. Since 2011 she is W3 Professor and Director of the Institute of Medical Psychology at the Charité Universitätsmedizin - Berlin and a member of the Berlin School of Mind & Brain and the cluster of excellence "NeuroCure". Since 2014, it is also a professor at the Department of Biobehavioral Health at Pennsylvania State University

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