Neurobiology of Disease

 


 
 
  Overview Sessions

2012

April 3 - One person's perspective on the neurobiology of disease; clinical information gathering
Westbrook

April 10 - Overview of Alzheimer's and related dementias
Quinn

April 17 - The changing face of Alzheimer's disease: From early onset families in Colombia to rethinking the basics
Kosik

April 26 - Posing a critical question: Designing treatments for neurodegenerative disease: the Columbian family
Westbrook

May 1 - Posing a critical question: synuclein and PD; spreading of tau (Hyman)
Unni

May 3 - An overview of mitochondrial energetics
Forte

May 8 - Neurovascular coupling and imaging
Murphy (Jungers Center Symposium)

May 15 - Mitochondrial dynamics and axon degeneration
Baloh (visiting faculty)

May 17 - Perinatal ischemia
Back

May 22 - Clinical immunology made easy and the clinicopathology of MS
Bourdette

May 29 - Axonal injury and repair
Logan

May 31 - Axonal regeneration
Westbrook

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2010

March 29 - Introduction to the neurobiology of disease
Westbrook

April 2 - Clinical spectrum of motor neuron disease
Quinn

April 7 - Posing a critical question: The status of amyloid hypothesis
Quinn/Kretzschmar

April 9 - Posing a critical question: Designing treatments for neurodegenerative diseases
Westbrook

April 14 - The nervous system in healthy and unhealthy aging
Raber

April 21 - Overview of Parkinson's Disease
Nutt

April 26 - Posing a critical question: Is it easier to replace rather than repair the nervous system?
Westbrook

April 27 - Mini-symposium on Neural Prosthetics
Fetz and Humayun

May 3 - Overview of pain from the clinical perspective
Sibell

May 5 - Molecular approaches to chronic pain
Basbaum

May 7 - Journal Club
Westbrook

May 10 - Overview Neuronal-Glial Interactions (Multiple Sclerosis)
Bourdette

May 17 - Jungers Center Symposium

May 19 - Review of symposium talks
Westbrook

June 2 - Review of clinic rounds and course review
Westbrook

June 4 - June 4 - Mechanisms of aging
Dillin

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2009

March 30 - Introduction to the neurobiology of disease
Westbrook

April 3 - Clinical spectrum of motor neuron disease
Elgar

April 8 - Posing critical questions: selective vulnerability
Quinn/Westbrook

April 10 - Overview of Alzheimer's and related dementias
Quinn

April 15 - Astrocytes, oxidative stress and neurodegeneration
Beckman (visiting faculty)

April 17 - Understanding ALS: mechanisms and treatment of motor neuron disease
Cleveland (visiting faculty)

April 22 - Posing a critical question: the status of amyloid hypothesis
Quinn/Kretzschmar

April 24 - Abeta and tau in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease: whether, when and how to treats
Holtzman (visiting faculty)

April 27 - Overview of auditory disorders and hearing loss
Steyger

May 1 - Posing a critical question: Deafness genes and molecules
Nicolson

May 4 - MS and demyelinating disease
Bourdette

May 8 - Posing a critical question: early triggers and preclinical diagnosis
Westbrook/Whitman

Jungers Center Symposium

May 15 - Review of symposium talks
Westbrook

May 18 - Overview of Parkinson's disease
Nutt

May 26 - Deciphering basal ganglia circuitry in health and disease
Nutt

May 29 - Maladaptive plasticity and addiction
Williams

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2008

March 31 - Introduction to the neurobiology of disease
Westbrook

April 4 - Investigating neurodegenerative diseases
Quinn

April 11 - Molecular basis of memory loss in Alzheimer's disease
Hsaio Ashe (Visiting faculty)

April 16 - Is brain-derived neurotrophic factor depletion the cause of HD?
Westbrook/Luikart

April 18 - Histone deacetylase inhibitors
Goodman/Hogarth

April 21 - Mechanisms of traumatic brain injury
Povlishock (Visiting faculty)

April 28 - Regeneration and repair after spinal cord injury
Steward (Visiting faculty)

May 2 - Trauma: should we go for prevention or cure?
Neuwelt

May 5 - The spectrum of stroke and brain ischemia
Simon

May 7 - Hormones and ischemia
Hurn

May 12 - Neuroprotection and preconditioning
Stenzel-Poore

May 19 - Clinical disorders of the neuromuscular junction (NMJ)
Cupler

May 28 - Autonomic neurotransmission in the heart
Habecker

May 30 - Insights into function from dysfunction: congenital myasthenia
Brehm

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2007

April 02 - Introduction to Neurobiology of Disease
Westbrook

April 04 - Bench-to-Bedside and Bedside-to-Bench
Bourdette/Vandenbark

April 09 - The neurobiology and genetics of epilepsy
Westbrook

April 11 - Channelopathies
Smith

April 16 - Epilepsy genes
Noebels

April 18 - Journal Club
Westbrook

April 23 - Adaptive plasticity, basic aspects of addiction
Williams

April 30 - Debate/Journal Club
Crabbe/Williams

May 07 - The basics of Parkinson's disease
Nutt

May 14 - Genes and Parkinson's Disease
Dawson

May 21 - Oligodendrocytes and myelin repair
Miller

May 23 - Demyelinating disease: problems and approaches
Bourdette

May 29 - Axonal injury
Forte
Location: MRB 735

May 30 - The immunology of demyelinating disease and the EAE model
Vandenbark

June 04 - Presentations/Exam
Starring the entire cast

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2006

April 10 - Mechanisms of cell death in Parkinson's disease
Gary Westbrook, M.D.

April 17 - Adaptive plasticity, basic aspects of addiction
John Williams, Ph.D.
Greg Mark, Ph.D.

April 24 - Regeneration and repair
Gary Westbrook, M.D.

May 1 - Huntington's Disease
Penny Hogarth, M.D.

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