Howard Eichenbaum, Ph.D.
Dr. Eichenbaum is at the Center for Memory and Brain, Boston University.
Dr. Eichenbaum has been a consultant to Saegis Pharmaceuticals within the past three years.
This activity is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Forest Laboratories.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Describe the physiological requirements for long-term potentiation and long-term depression
- Describe the cellular mechanisms by which glutamate mediates long-lasting synaptic plasticity
- Describe how AMPA and NMDA receptors contribute to memory.