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Past Science Seminars 2009

Past Seminars


Tuesday 27th Marius Wernig MD, Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Stanford University - Stem cell transplants in parkinsonian animal models
Thursday 29th Amy Manning-Bog PhD, The Parkinsonís Institute - Novel mechanisms of vulnerability in animal models of Parkinson's disease
Tuesday 3rd Dino Di Monte MD, The Parkinsonís Institute - α-Synuclein pathology in animal models of Parkinson's disease
Wednesday 18th
Neng Huang MD, The Parkinsonís Institute - Deep brain stimulation and Parkinson's disease
Tuesday 24th Angela Anagnos MD and Joel Younger MD, The Sleep Medicine and Neurology Clnic, San Jose - Common Sleep Disorders in Parkinson's disease
Wednesday 4th Dee E. Silver MD, Coastal Neurological Medical Group, La Jolla Ė Management of Parkinson's disease
Tuesday 10th Birgitt Schuele PhD, The Parkinsonís Institute - Genetics of Parkinson's disease
Tuesday 17th
James Tetrud MD, The Parkinsonís Institute - Clinical aspects of Parkinson's disease
Monday 23rd Nancy Byl PhD, UC San Francisco, Dept Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science - Focal Dystonia
Wednesday 25th Sharon Grady PhD, University of Colorado Boulder - Is the α6β2* nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subtype a good therapeutic target?
Tuesday 7th
Grace Liang MD, The Parkinsonís Institute - Update on clinical trials at the Parkinson's Institute
Tuesday 14th Sam Goldman MD, The Parkinsonís Institute - Head injury and α-synuclein: link to Parkinson's disease
Tuesday 21st Melanie Brandabur MD, The Parkinson's Institute - Placebo effects in Parkinson's disease
Thursday 23rd Caroline Tanner MD PhD, The Parkinsonís Institute - The Etiology of Parkinson's disease
Tuesday 5th Dr. James Tetrud MD, The Parkinsonís Institute - The Clinical Aspects of Parkinson's disease
Tuesday 26th Glenn L. Millhauser, PhD, Dept of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of California Santa Cruz - Figuring Out the Function of a Deadly Protein: How the Prion Protein Interacts with Copper
Tuesday 15th Xianmin Zeng, PhD, The Buck Institute - Human Pluripotent Stem Cells: Developing cell replacement therapy for Parkinson's Disease and in vitro screens

Tuesday 27th

Rima Ash, MD, Movement Disorder Specialist at the University of California San Francisco - Movement Disorders in Musicians
Thursday 29th Clement Gautier, PhD., Center for Neurologic Diseases, Harvard Medical School - Mitochondrial dysfunctions in PINK1 deficient models 
Tuesday 10th Guillermo A Yudowski, PhD. Department of psychiatry and cellular & molecular pharmacology, UC San Francisco  -  Real Time Imaging of Receptor Trafficking and Signaling in Neurons
Thursday 12th Pamela J McLean, Phd., MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
Tuesday 17th Mahmoud Iravani, Phd., Neurodegenerative Disease Research Centre, King's College, University of London
Friday 20th
Matthew Brodsky, M.D., Movement Disorders Program and Parkinson Center of Oregon - Is premotor detection fo Parkinson's disease within reach"

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