The Al-Qazzaz Foundation for Education & Development is fortunate to host several talks at the QED Launch Dinner, one of which was a talk by Professor Turhan Canli.

Dr.Canli discussed the Refugee Mental Health Crisis from the perspective of cutting edge research in genetics, neuroscience and psychology. He delivered 4 Surprising Facts about the Mental Health Crisis that most people are unaware of. Watch the talk here:

Dr.Canli is an Associate Professor of Integrative Neuroscience at Stony Brook University. Canli’s primary research interests cover the fields of psychology, neuroscience, and molecular biology. Dr. Canli is the Director of the Graduate Program in Genetics, which coordinates education and training activities across 100 laboratories at Stony Brook University, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and Brookhaven National Laboratory, and currently supports 50 Ph.D. students in Genetics. Canli served on the National Advisory Council on Aging (NACA), Genetics Subcommittee, advising the National Institute on Aging (NIA), Division of Behavioral and Social Research (DBSR).