Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The 17th Annual Neurobiology of Disease Symposium

9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

CME credit available, click here

Virtual event

Zoom ID: 989 7245 4383 Passcode: 057638

T32 & R25 Neurology Training Grant Awardees Research Presentations, 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Jason Chau, MD, PhD

"Autophagy & Neurons: Discovering Cell Type-Specific Mechanisms of Modifying Proteostasis for Therapeutic Targeting in Neurodegeneration"

Ronald Gavidia, MD

"Sleep-disordered Breathing in Transgender Individuals"

Jennifer Magnusson, PhD

"Towards an Understanding of the Integrative Role of the Motor Thalamus"

Evan Reynolds, PhD

"The Association Between the Metabolic Syndrome and Traditional Diabetic Complications in the Severely Obese"

Samuel Terman, MD

"Polypharmacy in Epilepsy: Patient and Provider Variation"

Hanna Trzeciakiewizc, PhD

"Exploring Post-Translational Modifications in Diverse Tauopathies"

Dimitri Krainc, MD, PhD is our invited speaker and will present from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.

"Mechanistic Insights into Familial and Sporadic Parkinson’s Disease: Therapeutic Implications”

Dr. Dimitri Krainc

Dr. Dimitri Krainc

Dimitri Krainc, MD, Chair, Department of Neurology
Director, Center for Neurogenetics
Aaron Montgomery Ward Professor
Professor of Neurology (Movement Disorders), Neurological Surgery and Physiology

Dr. Krainc is internationally recognized for his pioneering work that explores convergent mechanisms across different neurodegenerative disorders.  We also encourage you to attend the  Neurology Training Grant Awardee presentations preceding his lecture.