Events Related to Neuroscience for 2015

POSTPONED: Congenital Cardiac Disorders [Heart School 2015]

Feb. 19, 2015 , 6 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Joelle Miller, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist, Carilion Clinic

Nucleotide Repeat Expansions: Inflammation, Neurodegeneration, and the Role of MicroRNA in Pathogenesis

March 20, 2015 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Erin Pennock Foff, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Cognitive Neurology Division, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Neuromodulation of the Sensorimotor Network in Parkinson’s Disease: A Therapy and an Investigative Tool

April 3, 2015 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Helen Bronte-Stewart, MD

John E. Cahill Family Professor of Neurology, Director, Stanford Movement Disorders Center, Division Chief, Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Fear and Fear-Related Disorders: From Pavlov to PTSD

May 21, 2015 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD

Professor, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Member, Institute of Medicine

Distinguished Public Lectures

Neurodevelopment: Part 1 Embryonic Through Fetal Structure and Function

July 14, 2015 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Cherie Eileen Bond, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biology, Ferrum College, Ferrum, Virginia

Diversity Lunch and Learn Series

Development of Interactive Learning Module (ILM) for Active Teaching of Neuroscience to Medical Students

July 21, 2015 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Thomas I. Nathaniel, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Neuroanatomy, Division of Basic Medical Sciences, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, South Carolina

Special Events

Translating from Wild to the Bedside: Mechanisms of Neuroprotection in the Treatment of Ischemic Stroke

July 22, 2015 , 1:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Thomas I. Nathaniel, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Neuroanatomy, Division of Basic Medical Sciences, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, South Carolina

Special Events

The Basal Ganglia and Movement Disorders

Aug. 6, 2015 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Uhnoh Kim, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Basic Sciences, The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, Pennsylvania

Special Events

Gaucher Disease and Parkinsonism: Insights from a Rare Disorder

Sept. 4, 2015 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Ellen Sidransky, MD

Chief, Section on Molecular Neurogenetics MGB, National Human Genome Research Institute

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Gene Targeting into the 21st Century: Modeling Human Disease from Cancer to Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Nov. 12, 2015 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Mario Capecchi, PhD

Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 2007
Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics and of Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah

Distinguished Public Lectures

Advances in Fetal and Neonatal Neuroimaging

Nov. 13, 2015 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

P. Ellen Grant, MD, MSc

Associate Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School

Founding Director, Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Developmental Science Center
Boston Children’s Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Can We Live to 100? New Evidence from the National Institute on Aging

Dec. 10, 2015 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Marie A. Bernard, MD

Deputy Director
National Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Distinguished Public Lectures