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ECU Neuroscience Symposium to be Nov. 1

GREENVILLE, N.C.   (Oct. 26, 2011)   —   Research on spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis are among the topics to be discussed at the 13th annual East Carolina University Neuroscience Symposium on Nov. 1.

The daylong event will be at the East Carolina Heart Institute at East Carolina University. It's free and open to the public. Opening remarks are at 8:30 a.m., and the event lasts until 4 p.m.

The program is jointly sponsored by the national and Eastern Carolina Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience and the Harriet and John Wooten Laboratory of Alzheimer’s Disease and Neurodegenerative Disease Research.

The event is $15 for ECU faculty and staff (lunch included) and free for students, and postdoctoral fellows and medical residents ($5 for lunch).

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