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.
Estimated time to complete:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material 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.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
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.