Meet the Makers: Dr. Luana Colloca

Luana CollocaJoin the Health Sciences and Human Services Library for Meet the Makers, its speaker series focusing on emerging technologies in the life sciences, on Oct. 17, noon to 1 p.m., in the Gladhill Board Room on the fifth floor of the library.

Luana Colloca, MD, PhD, MS, of the University of Maryland schools of medicine and nursing will deliver the lecture titled, “The neurobiology of pain modulation: From placebo effects to virtual reality”.

“The capacity to activate endogenous opioid and nonopioid systems in concomitance with the administration of an intervention represents a fascinating phenomenon that is capturing the attention of scientists from different disciplines,” Colloca says. “This lecture focuses on the neurobiology of placebo effects and virtual reality with an emphasis on relevant discoveries, new insights and developments.”

A light lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP at this link.

Brian ZelipResearch, TechnologyOctober 5, 20180 comments

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