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

UCLA and Gladstone Institutes

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

November 19, 2013
Auditorium, Neuroscience Research Building, UCLA


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

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

Program
8:30 am 

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

Morning 

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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