2014 Academic Research Evening
2014 Peter Glass Academic Research Evening
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Anesthesiologist and basic scientist Robert A. Pearce, MD, PhD was the keynote speaker at the 2014 Academic Research Evening. Dr. Pearce is Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. His research is focused on understanding the mechanisms by which general anesthetics alter central nervous system function. He is interested in how different inhibitory circuits found in the hippocampus support and control complex functions such as learning and memory.