July 8, 2020
12:00 pm / 2:30 pm
UCLA Intramural Parkinson’s Disease Research Symposium
Multiday + Virtual
Wednesday, July 8 at 12:00pm – Epidemiology, Toxicology, and Genetics
Friday, July 17 at 12:00pm – Molecular Neuroscience and Pharmacology
Cynthia Kusters, M.D., Ph.D.
“Genetic Risk Scores and Parkinson’s Disease”
Chao Peng, Ph.D.
“Transmission and Conformational Diversity of Pathological Alpha-Synuclein”
Elizabeth Videlock, M.D., Ph.D.
“Altered Gene Expression in the Colon of Young Mice Overexpressing Alpha-Synuclein “
Jeff Bronstein, M.D., Ph.D.
“Studying Environmental Risk Factors in PD using Zebrafish”
Beate Ritz, M.D., Ph.D.
“Risk Factor and Predictors of Progression in Parkinson’s Disease: a Population-Based Study of Patients Living in Central California”
Allan Wu, M.D.
“The California Parkinson’s Disease Registry and Learning Healthcare Systems”
Kimberly Paul, Ph.D.
“DNA Methylation Aging and Parkinson’s Disease in the PEG Study”
For more information, please contact Dr. Nader Pouratian at NPouratian@mednet.ucla.edu
Seminar Registration: https://uclahs.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b2DeDfEMmjmAPA1