2012 Amygdala Conference

The Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) of the Uniformed Services University (USUHS) in collaboration with the USUHS Neuroscience Program, is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Amygdala, Stress and PTSD Conference.

This year’s conference will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Uniformed Services University campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Again we will have an outstanding group of distinguished scientists and clinicians spanning from the gene to behavior and from animal models to human disease. The conference aims to foster integration across the bench and the bedside to reach the best possible science and clinical care.

This years speakers include Dr. Sumantra Chattarji from the National Center for Biological Science, India, Dr. JoAnn Difede from Cornell Medical College, Dr. Sheena Josselyn from Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children, Dr. Jordan Smoller from Harvard Medical School, and Dr. Eric Vermetten from the University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Details on the day-long conference, including registration, the speaker schedule, and continuing health education credit information is available at:


Travel awards are available for students and post-docs. (see above website)