Neurology & Neurological Sciences Conferences

Jan January 17 Tue 2017

Stanford Brain Rejuvenation Project
Mini-Symposium

1:00-4:00 PM LKSC, Berg Hall Room C (reception to follow)

STANFORD NEUROSCIENCES INSTITUTE PRESENTS

Mikael Simons, MD (TU Munich and German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE))
“The biology of myelin in the developing diseased and aging white matter”

Ai Yamamoto PhD (Columbia University)
“Selective autophagy in the aging brain”

Ben Barres, MD, PhD (Stanford University)
“What do reactive astrocytes do?”

Christopher Bohlen, PhD (Stanford University, Gitler lab)
“Minimalist microglia: diverse requirements for microglial survival, fate, and function revealed by defined-medium cultures"

Feb February 06 Mon 2017

4:00 PM IN THE MUNZER AUDITORIUM

FRONTIERS IN AGING PRESENTS

Genome cell biology: from fundamentals to disease

Tom Misteli, PhD
NIH, National Cancer Institute

Mar March 06 Mon 2017

4:00 PM IN THE MUNZER AUDITORIUM

FRONTIERS IN AGING PRESENTS

Enhancer mechanisms of human aging and disease

Yousin Suh, PhD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Mar March 08 Wed 2017

Stanford WSDM Center and Stanford Neurosciences Institute present

Basic and Translational Research Symposium on Sex Differences in Neurosciences

When: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 12:00pm-5:00pm

Where: Stanford School of Medicine, Li Ka Shing Center (LKSC) Berg Hall. Directions to LKSC. Parking directions are here. As always, visitor parking is extremely limited and we suggest that you take Uber or public transportation.  A light lunch will be served at noon.

Please RSVP here by March 1, 2017.

Mar March 15 Wed 2017

Going Beyond the Feedback Sandwich

Laurice Yang, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology

The Teaching and Mentoring Academy’s final winter quarter Medical & Bioscience Education Seminar will take place on Wednesday, March 15 from 12:30pm-1:30pm in Always M114.  Lunch is provided.

Apr April 03 Mon 2017

4:00 PM IN THE MUNZER AUDITORIUM

FRONTIERS IN AGING PRESENTS

Epigenetic and microRNA controlled self renewal
mechanisms in normal and leukemic hematopoiesis

Gerald de Haan, PhD
University of Gronigen

Apr April 04 Tue 2017

Stanford Brain Rejuvenation Project
Mini-Symposium

Tuesday April 4, 1-4 PM (reception to follow)
Li Ka Shing Center, Berg Hall, Room C

Speakers:
Kevin Eggan, PhD (Harvard University)
“Promise and pitfalls of using pluripotent stem cells for studying and treating nervous system disorders”

Robert Baloh, MD, PhD (Cedars Sinai Medical Center)
“Role of C9orf72 in degeneration and inflammation”

Adriano Aguzzi, MD, PhD (University of Zurich)
“Biology of mammalian prions”

Xin Zhou, PhD (Stanford University, Lin lab)
“Engineering of light-controllable proteins and application in neurobiology"

Apr April 22 - 28 Sat-Fri 2017

May May 01 Mon 2017

4:00 PM IN THE MUNZER AUDITORIUM

FRONTIERS IN AGING PRESENTS

Telomeres as therapeutic targets for aging

Maria Blasco, PhD
Spanish National Cancer Research Centre

May May 11 Thu 2017

19th Annual Updates on Dementia: Translating Research into Practice

Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 8:00 am – 4:15 pm | South San Francisco Conference Center

Jun June 09 Fri 2017

Stanford University School of Medicine Neuroscience Forum

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge Berg Hall, 2nd Floor, 291 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA

7:00AM – 2PM

Sep September 12 Tue 2017

12:00-1:00pm | Stanford Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 401 Quarry Rd., Stanford, CA 94305, 1st floor, Room 1211 

Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Cognitive and Health Outcomes Associated With Psychological Disorders in Older Adults

Amy L. Byers, Ph.D., MPH
Associate Professor
Research Health Science Specialist, SFVA
Department of Psychiatry
University of California, San Francisco

Oct October 02 Mon 2017

Stanford ADRC/Pacific Udall Center 2017-2018 Distinguished Speaker Series

We are pleased to announce a new seminar series hosted by the Stanford Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and the Pacific Udall Center. We will meet from 4-5 PM on the first Monday of every month at Li Ka Shing Center for a gathering among physicians and scientists interested in learning more about mechanisms of brain aging and neurodegenerative diseases and in developing interventions. All interested faculty, trainees and staff are welcome to attend.

The series will kick off Monday, October 2nd with a presentation from Subhojit Roy, MD, PhD, Professor, Departments of Pathology and Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin.

Oct October 06 Fri 2017

Brain inflammation after stroke

Fu-Dong Shi, MD, PhD
Associate professor of Neurology
Barrow Neurological Institute

October 6, 2017 - 9:45am to 10:50am
Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Center

Sponsor: Department of Neurosurgery

Host: Heng Zhao, PhD

Oct October 10 Tue 2017

Stanford Brain Rejuvenation Project Mini-Symposium

Tuesday October 10, 1-5 PM (reception to follow)

Li Ka Shing Center, Berg Hall, Room B

Speakers:
Laura Ranum, PhD (University of Florida)
“RAN translation in neurological disease: insights from SCA8, DM2 and C9ORF72 ALS/FTD”

Steven Sloan, PhD (Stanford University, Barres lab)
“New insights about astrocytes using a human 3D brain culture system”

Li Gan, PhD (Gladstone Institutes and UCSF)
“Proteostasis and inflammation: converging pathways in neurodegeneration”

Carolyn Bertozzi, PhD (Stanford University)
“Exploring the NGLY1/NRF1 axis"

Oct October 19 Thu 2017

2017 Stanford Neurosciences Institute Symposium

October 19, 2017,
Paul Brest Hall, Munger Auditorium

Oct October 28 - 29 Sat-Sun 2017

8th Annual Breakthroughs in Neurologic Therapies: Restoring Function to the Nervous System

The Palace Hotel - San  Francisco, CA