TWLA 8th Educational Panel by Dr. Özlem Bozdağı Günal on “Effect of Substance Abuse on Brain Development in Adolescence”

On Saturday, April 20, 2019, we hosted Özlem Bozdağı Günal at our eight educational panels. We would like to thank her for her presentation on the “Effect of Substance Abuse on Brain Development in Adolescence”.

Özlem Bozdağı Günal, MD, PhD, is a faculty member at Rutgers New Jersey School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. After receiving her MD degree from Hacettepe University in Turkey, she received her PhD in Pharmacology and completed her post-doctoral work at Duke University and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. She has over thirty articles, 2 patents and various awards published in refereed scientific journals. Dr. Günal’s field of study is to understand the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, including autism and addiction behavior, and to define treatment goals.