CDR Seminars

Upcoming Seminars Fall 2019

Sept 19th - Jie Shen PhD - "Genetic approaches to Alzheimer's and Parkinsosn's diseases" Harvard Medical School, Boston

Sept 26th - Phillip De Jager MD, PhD - " TBD" Columbia University Medical Center

Oct 3rd - Victor Faundez MD, PhD - " Systems biology of rare Neurological disorders, " Emory University

Oct 31st - Michelle Ehrlich MD - "TBD" Ichan School of Medicine Mount Sinai, New York

Nov 21st - Daniel Nicholson PhD - "TBD" Rush University, Chicago

Past Seminars

The Center for Dementia Research presents Neuroscience seminars which highlights research by experts in this field. Seminars are held during the academic year. See below for the list of past presentations.

Winter Seminars 2019

Jan 10th - Cristina Alberini PhD - "The role of IGF-2 in memory and neuropsychiatric diseases" New York University, New York

Jan 17th - Panagiotis Roussos MD, PhD - "Big Data Analysis and Genetic Liability to Neuropsychiatric Disease" Icahn School Of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York

Jan 31st - Zhe Chen PhD - "Dissecting neural mechanisms of evoked and Spontaneous pain: An multidisciplinary approach" New York University, New York

Feb 28nd - Shane Liddelow PhD "What do reactive astrocytes do ?"- New York University, New York

Spring 2019 Seminars

Mar 21st - Kostantin Dobrenis PhD - "Perspectives on Treatment of Neurologic Lysosomal Storage Diseases" Albert Einstein College of Medicine

May 2nd - Michael Strong MD - "Pathologic tau protein metabolism in ALS" Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Ontario, Canada

May 30th - Neil J MacLusky PhD- "Neuroprotective Effects of Androgen Metabolites-are they the basis for sex differences in the incidence of Alzheimer's Disease? University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Seminars 2018

Sept 20th - Qian Cai MD, PhD- "Axonal Transport and Autophagy-Lysosomal Regulation in Alzheimer's Disease" Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Oct 18th - Philip Wong PhD - "Targeting TDP-43 Splicing Repression for Neurodegenerative Disease" John Hopkins School of Medicine

Oct 25th - Wenquan Zou, MD, PhD - "Skin misfolded proteins and neurodegenerative diseases" Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

2017 -2018

Sept 7th - Fei Liu PhD - Role of Dyrk1A in Tau Pathogenesis, Institute Of Basic Research Staten Island

Oct 19th - Tsuneya Ikezu MD, PhD "Recent progress in microglia and exosome mediated progression of Alzheimer's disease", Boston University School Of Medicine.

Nov 16th - Shawn Ferguson PhD - "Lysosme function, Dysfunction and Neurodegenerative Disease", Yale University School of Medicine

Nov 30th - Keith Vossel MD - "Epileptic activity in Alzheimer's Disease: Causes and Clinical Relevance, University Of Minnesota.

Jan 18th - Khalil Saadipor PhD "Pathological consequences of p75 neurotrophin receptor expression in the brain”, New York University School Of Medicine

Feb 22nd - Ottavio Arancio MD, PhD -" Rearranging the puzzle: a new view on Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis", Columbia University

April 5th - Arjun Masurkar MD, PhD - "Hippocampal CA1 circuit heterogeneity through space and time", New York University School Of Medicine

April 26th - Jayeeta Basu PhD - "Circuit Mechanisms underlying plasticity of Hippocampal representations", New York University School Of Medicine

May 24th - Carmela Abraham PhD - "The aging suppressor and cognitive enhancer klotho: A novel therapeutic target for Neurodegenerative diseases", Boston University School of Medicine

May 31st - George Huntley PhD - "Early and persistent effects of Parkinson's Disease-linked LRRK2-G2019S mutation on striatal synaptic circuit function and plasticity", Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

June 21st - Javier Pancheco-Quinto PhD - " New insights on Alzheimer’s disease; lessons from Aβ catabolism", Biomedical Research Institute of New Jersey

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