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Friday Seminar Series

Hosted by Research

Friday, March 9 at 12:00 PM
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115, Des Moines, IA, 50312 Show Map

The topic for this weeks Friday Seminar Series will be physiology and pharmacology. All faculty members and students are invited to attend.

Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor in Autonomic and Synaptic Function in the Nucleus Tractus Solitarii

Eileen Hasser, Ph.D.
Eileen Hasser, Ph.D.

Eileen Hasser, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Missouri

View Dr. Hasser’s biography

Dr. Hasser indicated she has no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.


Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Summarize effects of changes in synaptic transmission on regulation of blood pressure and sympathetic nervous system activity.
  2. State how the neuromodulator BDNF can influence high blood pressure.

CME credit

AOA:  Des Moines University and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for a maximum of 1.0 hour of AOA Category 2-A CME credits.

Other:  Attendees will receive 1.0 hour of continuing education contact hours.

Commercial support

Educational grants are not being accepted for this activity.

Disclosure statement

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content for this program and the selection of speakers are responsibilities of the program director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas.

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