Events Related to Neuroscience for 2014

Innovations in Stroke Neurorehabilitation

Jan. 9, 2014 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Steven L. Wolf, PhD

Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine; Professor of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine; Professor, Department of Cell Biology; Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia

Distinguished Public Lectures

Oxidative Stress: The Prime Cause of Disease and Disability in the Second Half of Life? From Molecules to Models to Novel Medicines

Jan. 10, 2014 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Christopher S. Wilcox, MD, PhD

Chief of Division of Nephrology & Hypertension; Director, Center for Hypertension, Kidney and Vascular Health, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Conducting Mechanism-Based Clinical Trials for Genetic Disorders: Neurofibromatosis Type 1 [PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE]

March 21, 2014 , 8 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Bruce R. Korf, MD, PhD

Wayne H. and Sara Crews Finley Chair, Medical Genetics; Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics; Director, Heflin Center for Genomic Studies; The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Balancing Ultrastructural Synaptic Plasticity During Changes in Synapse Function

April 18, 2014 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Kristen Harris, PhD

Professor of Neurobiology, Center for Learning and Memory, Institute of Neuroscience, University of Texas

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

The Congenital Cranial Dysinnervation Disorders

April 18, 2014 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Elizabeth C. Engle, MD

Professor, Neurology and Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Cancer and Aging

May 22, 2014 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Ronald A. DePinho, MD

President, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences; Member, NAS Institute of Medicine

Distinguished Public Lectures

Brain Tumors: A “Neurocentric” Look at Cancer

Aug. 29, 2014 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Harald Sontheimer, PhD

Professor of Neurobiology, Cell Biology, Physiology, and Neurology, Director, Civitan International Research Center and Director, Center for Glial Biology In Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Dopamine Neuron Regulation and its Disruption in Schizophrenia and Depression

Sept. 11, 2014 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Anthony Grace, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Psychiatry-Psychology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Distinguished Public Lectures

Synapses, Muscular Dystrophy, and Brain Disorders

Oct. 3, 2014 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Lin Mei, MD, PhD

Director of Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Professor of Neurology, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Translation Research on Cue Reactivity and Impulsivity in Cocaine Addiction

Oct. 6, 2014 , 2:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

F. Gerard Moeller, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Neurology

Special Seminars