July 7, 2020 1:00 pm / 3:30 pm
UCLA Intramural Parkinson’s Disease Research Symposium
Multiday + Virtual
Tuesday, July 7 at 1:00pm – Physiology, Circuits, and Behavior
Wednesday, July 8 at 12:00pm – Epidemiology, Toxicology, and Genetics
Friday, July 17 at 12:00pm – Molecular Neuroscience and Pharmacology
Michele A. Basso, Ph.D.
“Cognition & Movement in PD – A Role for the Subcortical Circuits in Perceptual Decision Making”
William Zeiger, M.D., Ph.D.
“Mechanisms of Visual Cortical Circuit Dysfunction Mediated by a-Synuclein”
Sotiris Masmanidis, Ph.D.
“Tools for Recording Aberrant Network-Level Brain Activity in Mouse Models of Parkinson’s Disease”
Nigel Maidment, Ph.D.
“Probing Dopamine Neurotransmission and Neuroprotective Strategies in α-Synuclein and LRRK2 Models of Parkinson’s Disease”
David Krantz, M.D.; Felix Schweizer, Ph.D.
“Identification of a New Pathway by Which Neuronal Excitability Might Increase The Risk of PD”
Nader Pouratian, M.D., Ph.D.
“Deep Brain Stimulation – Building a Roadmap of Brain Networks to Understand and Treat Parkinson’s”
Ausaf Bari, M.D., Ph.D.
“The Role of Norepinephrine in Parkinson’s Disease”
For more information, please contact Dr. Nader Pouratian at NPouratian@mednet.ucla.edu
Seminar Registration: https://uclahs.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b2DeDfEMmjmAPA1