UCLA Intramural Parkinson’s Disease Research Symposium

UCLA Intramural Parkinson’s Disease Research Symposium

July 17, 2020 12:00 pm / 2:30 pm

UCLA Intramural Parkinson’s Disease Research Symposium

Multiday + Virtual
Friday, July 17 at 12:00pm – Molecular Neuroscience and Pharmacology

Jose Rodriguez, Ph.D. 
“Probing the Origin and Spread of Synuclein Amyloids Through Structure-Activity Relationships”
Gal Bitan, Ph.D. 
“A-Synuclein in CNS Derived Exosomes Distinguishes Parkinson’s Disease From Multiple System Atrophy”
Ming Guo, M.D., Ph.D. 
“Making Mitochondria Great Again – Mutations in PINK1 and Parkin “
Wael El-Nachef, M.D., Ph.D. 
“The “Second Brain” and Parkinson’s Disease”
Lin Jiang, Ph.D. 
“Exploring the Structure and Pathogenic Action of Alpha-Synuclein Fibrils in PD”
Varghese John, Ph.D. 
“Neutral Sphingomyelinase 2 as a Novel Target for PD Therapeutics Development”
Sally Frautschy, Ph.D. 
“Potential of aSyn-Fibril-Structure-Based Peptide Inhibitor Liganded to Nanoparticles (LMNPs) as a MRI-based Biomarker and Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease (PD)”

For more information, please contact Dr. Nader Pouratian at NPouratian@mednet.ucla.edu

Seminar Registration: https://uclahs.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b2DeDfEMmjmAPA1