Gladstone-UCLA Neurodegenerative Disorders Symposium Program 11-19-13

UCLA and Gladstone Institutes

Neurodegenerative Disorders
Can Systems Neuroscience and Systems Biology Solve the Riddles?

November 19, 2013
Auditorium, Neuroscience Research Building, UCLA

John Mazziotta, Department of Neurology, UCLA
Lennart Mucke, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease

Department of Neurology, UCLA
Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, San Francisco 

8:30 am 

John Mazziotta and Lennart Mucke
Introduction  -including brief overviews of UCLA and Gladstone programs and purpose of symposium.


Molecular Networks

9:00 am

Steve Finkbeiner
Disease-specific cascades converging on common mechanisms of neurodegeneration

9:25 am

Ming Guo
Mitochondria: A convergence point of multiple neurodegenerative disorders

9:50 am Break
10:10 am

 Li Gan
Targeting protein turnover in proteinopathies of the aging CNS

10:35 am

Jeff Bronstein
Counteracting environmental risk factors in Parkinson’s disease

11:00 am Break
11:20 am

Yadong Huang
Counteracting genetic risk factors in Alzheimer’s disease

11:45 am 

Dan Geschwind
Using genetics and systems biology to unravel the complex pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disorders

12:10 pm Lunch Break
Afternoon Cellular Networks
1:10 pm

Lennart Mucke
Mechanisms and treatment of neural network dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias

1:35 pm

Istvan Mody
Critical roles of interneurons in health and disease

2:00 pm

Jorge Palop
Restoring brain rhythms and cognition in Alzheimer models by enhancing inhibitory interneuron function

2:25 pm Break
2:45 pm

Mayank Mehta
Neurophysiological substrates of learning and memory

3:10 pm

William Seeley
Radiological imaging of network dysfunction in neurodegenerative diseases

3:35 pm Break
4:00 pm

Joint Seminars in Neuroscience Lecture of the Brain Research Institute
Anatol Kreitzer
Basal Ganglia Circuit Dysfunction Underlying Parkinson's Disease and Dyskinesia

5:00 pm Reception
Event detail
19 Nov 2013 - 08:30 - 18:00
Auditorium, Neuroscience Research Building, UCLA Los Angeles, CA
United States
Phone: (310)825-4321
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