Neurobiology of Disease


Date: May 12, 2009 (Tuesday)
Time: 9 a.m.
Theme: Axonal Degeneration (Multiple Sclerosis)
Module: Overview
Session: Jungers Center Symposium, Vey Auditorium, DCH
Description: Four invited speakers will present modern approaches to the neurobiology of axonal degeneration.
Study questions:  
Readings: None required. However, for those interested I suggest browsing the abstract/introductory sections of the following papers of the speakers. It will make the symposium a lot more interesting:
  1. Avery et al., J Cell Biol 184,501-513, 2009.
  2. Atwal et al., Science 322, 869-872, 2009
  3. Filbin, Neuron 60, 740-742, 2008
  4. Kerschensteiner et al. Neuroscience 158,1122-1132, 2009.