Prof. Art Petronis
University of Toronto, Canadà
|Ponència||Epigenètica dels trastorns mentals|
|Data||Divendres, 20 d'Abril 2018|
|Hora||11:00 a 11:45|
|Taula rodona||Complexitats etiològiques|
Art Petronis graduated from Kaunas Medical University, Lithuania, and he worked on his PhD at the Brain Research Institute in Moscow. Dr Petronis completed his post-doctoral training at the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto, and since 1997 he has been a faculty at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and University of Toronto. Currently Dr. Petronis is Professor and Head of the Krembil Family Epigenetics Laboratory. He is also Tapscott Chair for Schizophrenia Studies at the University of Toronto. His research is dedicated to the elucidation of the role of epigenetic factors in complex non-Mendelian diseases such as schizophrenia, diabetes, and inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Petronis published over 100 papers and book chapters.