Dr. Jack Alhadeff
will be speaking about how the brain is affected when someone uses alcohol and drugs.
Dr. Alhadeff is a Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry from Lehigh University (retired).
Dr. Alhadeff received his PhD in Biochemistry in 1972.
postdoctoral training was at the School of Medicine, University of California San Diego
He was an Assistant and Associate Professor of Neurosciences in the School of Medicine at UCSD for seven years.
In 1982 he was recruited to develop a Division of Biochemical Sciences at Lehigh University where he was a Professor of Biochemistry for 28 years.
After retiring from Lehigh University 2009, he started a consulting business (Protein Therapeutics Consulting).
research for over four decades has been in the area of molecular/genetic aspects of a number of human diseases including: cystic fibrosis, multiple sclerosis, hepatitis B, colorectal cancer and breast cancer.
In addition, he
has also studied the molecular basis of fertility in humans.
background gives him the knowledge to trace how the brain is affected by the use of alcohol and drugs.