Session Objective: Explore key components of animal model science that would benefit from standardization, such as behavioral paradigms. Examine the benefits and challenges to developing standardizations for animal and behavioral models. Discuss potential methods for dissemination of standards.
8:30 a.m.Overview and Session Objectives
 WALTER KOROSHETZ, Session Chair
8:40 a.m.Standardization in Preclinical Models of Anxiety: Necessary But Not Sufficient
 ANDREW HOMES
 Chief
 Laboratory of Behavioral and Genomic
 Neuroscience
 National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
8:55 a.m.Developing New Methods for Cognitive Translation from Rodent to Human
 TIM BUSSEY
 Professor
 Department of Experimental Psychology
 University of Cambridge
9:10 a.m.AD Models and the Risk/Benefit Ratio of Standardization
 LENNART MUCKE
 Director, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease
 Professor, Department of Neurology
 University of California, San Francisco
9:25 a.m.Discussion with Speakers and Participants
10:00 a.m.BREAK

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Improving the Utility and Translation of Animal Models for Nervous System Disorders: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2013.
Copyright © 2013, National Academy of Sciences.

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