Ketamine in Depression, Bipolar Disorder, and Suicide

Jointly Provided by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso,
and the Office of Continuing Medical Education
Center of Excellence in Neurosciences Lecture Series
Location and Time:
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
April 20, 2015
12:00PM-1:00PM
*MEB 1140
Ketamine in Depression, Bipolar Disorder, and Suicide
Presented by:
Nancy Diazgranados, MD, MSc, FAPA
Deputy Clinical Director
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Bethesda, Maryland
Objectives: Upon completion of this session the participant should be able to:
 Discuss the glutamatergic system and its role on mood disorders
 Describe the basic science evidence of ketamine as a translational science tool for mood disorders
 Review clinical research data that shows the effect of ketamine on mood disorders and suicide ideation
Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Texas Tech University Health Sciences
Center and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the
ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1
CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Persons with disabilities who may need auxiliary aids or services must submit a written request to the TTUHSC Center of Excellence in
Neurosciences, so that appropriate arrangements, if any, can be made.
TTUHSC reserves the right to cancel this activity in the event of unforeseen or extenuating circumstances.
Lunch will be provided to the first 30 participants only
It is the policy and practice of the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center Office of Continuing Medical Education to resolve all potential conflicts of interest
prior to the activity.
Disclosure: Nancy Diazgranados, MD, MSc, FAPA has signed disclosures stating no relevant financial relationships exist with any company or
organization.
All members of the planning committee for this activity have signed disclosures stating no relevant financial relationships exist with any industry
support companies.
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