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WEB LECTURE:-Gerald D. Fischbach, MD
"Neuroscience at the New Millenium"
Gerald D. Fischbach, MD
Past Director, National Institute of Neurologic Diseases and Stroke
United States National Institutes of Health
Member, National Academy of Sciences

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Lecture Posted December 10, 2000
This lecture was presented during the November, 2000 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting, held in New Orleans, Louisiana. We'd like to extend a thank you to Elsevier Science for their kind sponsorship of that event.
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Slide 1: The object of our study
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Slide 2: Ubiquity of neurodegeneration
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Slide 3: Reasons for Hope: Public Support for Research
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Slide 4: NIH Spending on Neuroscience Research=$3.4 billion: evidence of public support
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Slide 5: Reasons for Hope: Analysis of Synapses and Circuits: Focus on Parkinson's Disease
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Slide 6: Dopamine shown to be a neurotransmitter: synthesis may predict a treatment
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