* David Diamond, Ph.D, is Professor from the Depts of Psychology and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, Center for Preclinical and Clinical Research on PTSD. Director, USF Neuroscience Collaborative, 4202 E. Fowler Ave (PCD 4118G), Tampa, FL 33620. His homepage is http://psychology.usf.edu/faculty/diamond/
** The web article that summarizes his talk and includes the on-line video is at http://www.cas.usf.edu/news/s/176/
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