Explore the wonders of the nervous system during Brain Awareness Hour.
The museum is partnering with the Society for Neuroscience RGV Chapter to offer online presentations by nervous system researchers, perfect for adults and teens interested in expanding their awareness of brain science.
Brain Awareness Hour is an initiative of the Rio Grande Valley Society for Neuroscience Chapter to fulfill its mission of awareness, education and research, organized by the International Museum of Art & Science.
Friday, August 6, 5:30-6:30 PM
Alcohol Use Disorder: What is it and what can we do about it?
Dr. Ihsan M. Salloum, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Description: The harmful use of alcohol is implicated in the cause of more than 200 disease and injury conditions and alcoholism is among the most burdensome brain diseases worldwide. This presentation will discuss the symptoms, manifestation and known mechanism of the cause of alcoholism and available effective treatment interventions.
Brain Awareness Hour takes place virtually via Zoom. Registrants will receive an email with the webinar link after registration.