Professor Russell is in the Department of Human Biology at the University of Cape Town, and is also a fractional Professor in the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences at the College of Health Sciences, University of Kwazulu-Natal. Her research field is neuroscience in which she focuses on animal models of brain disorders. Projects include studies of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Parkinson’s disease and the effect of stress and exercise on the brain. In more recent years, she focused on the problem of neuroenergeticsand the consequences in terms of brain disorders when the energy supply to functioning neuronal networks is compromised. Professor Russell is internationally recognised for her research contributions; with over 140 peer-reviewed journal publications, 8 chapters in books, extensive international research collaborations and has presented at countless local and international conference proceedings.

Date: 5th – 6th March 2018

Time: 09h00 – 12h00 (daily)
Venue: K1, K-RITH Tower Building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine campus
 
Please RSVP Prathna Dudhrajh on dudhrajhp@ukzn.ac.za by 2nd March.
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