Neurology Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior (CNCB), Large Conference Room
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See the long-term schedule below for 2017

See the schedule for 2016

December 2017 Schedule

Date Title Speaker
12/1 Genome and Beyond: Building an Integrative Framework to Understand Complex Human Disease

Jingjing Li, PhD
Instructor of Pediatrics, Stanford University

12/8 Advances in SMA Translational Research: From Bench to Bedside
Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD, MPH
Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center
Division of Pediatric Neurology

12/15 Stressing The PI3K/mTOR Pathway in Autism Models

Harley Kornblum, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, UCLA
12/22 Professor Rounds

Rajan Arora, MD
Alison Headley, MD
UCSD Residents

12/29 NO GR

2017 Long-term draft schedule (subject to change)




Jan 6
Traumatic Brain Injury and Neurodegenerative Processes Alex Hishaw, UAHS
Jan 13
Peri-natal Stroke as a Model for Plasticity in the Developing Human Brian Doris Trauner, UCSD
Jan 20
Neural Stem Cells for Neurological Disease Mark Tuszynski, UCSD
Jan 27
Professor Rounds Kevin Mcgehrin & Adeline Plesiu, UCSD
Feb 3
Advances in Rett Syndrome Jeff Neul, UCSD
Feb 10
Developing Treatment for Neuromuscular Disease Kenneth Fischbeck, NIH
Feb 17
Small Molecule Targeting of Alzheimer's and Tau Molecular Pathology: In Vitro Studies to Early Clinical Trials Frank Longo, Stanford
Feb 24
Neuropathological Underpinnings of Clinical Heterogeneity in Alzheimer's Disease Melissa Murray, Mayo Clinic
Mar 3
Role of ApoE and microRNAs in Alzheimer's Disease Jungsu Kim, Mayo Clinic
Mar 10
The Impact of Whole Exome Sequencing on Neuromuscular Medicine Ericka Simpson, Houston Methodist 
Mar 17 Cell-based Therapies for Stroke Recovery Sean Savitz, UT Houston
Mar 24
Mechanisms of Progression in Neurodegenerative Disease: Spreading Tauopathy Murray Grossman, U Penn
Mar 31
Apr 7
Integrated Genetic and Genomic Approaches to Dissect Huntington's Disease Pathogenesis William Yang, UCLA
Apr 14
Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (hiPSC) Models in Drug Discovery: Balancing Throughput with Relevance     Anne Bang, Sanford Burnham
Apr 21
Professor Rounds Christine Tjandra & Nathan Gaines, UCSD
Apr 28
May 5
Cholinotropic Neurobiology of Alzheimer's Disease: Looking Back to See the Future Elliott Mufson, Barrow Neuro Inst
May 12
Statin Prescriping Adherence and Recurrent Events: A Study of Ischemic Stroke Survivors Karen Albright, UAB
May 19 Cognitive Consequences of Focal Cerebellar Injury Mick Alexander, Harvard
May 26
Swimming Toward a Cure: Epilepsy Research & Drug Discovery in Zebrafish Scott Baraban, UCSF
Jun 2 Remarkable Qualities of the Inner Ear Mechanisms of Hearing Loss in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Ebenezer Yamoah, U of Nevada, Reno SOM
Controlling Destiny: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Upheavals in Neuromuscualr Disease Peter Kang, U of Florida
Professor Rounds Elizabeth Murphy & Timothy Scheffelin, UCSD
Regulation of Neurotransmitter Receptor Function in Health and Disease Rick Huganir, Johns Hopkins
Jul 7 Mytonic Dystrophy: More Than A Muscle Disease Laurie Gutmann, U Iowa
Jul14 Bridging the Gap Between Synaptic Physiology and Behavior with New Tools to MEasure Large Scale Network Dynamics Peyman Golshani, UCLA
Jul 21 State of the Science:Neurological Disease & Stem Cells-A Realistic MidCourse Appraisal Evan Snyder, UCSD
Professor Rounds Katie Longardner, UCSD
Neuromyotonia Ludwig Gutmann, U Iowa
Aug 11 Therapeutic Progress in Alzheimer’s Disease: What are the Prospects? Howard Feldman, UCSD
Chair Tallk James Brewer, UCSD
Professor Rounds Anasheh Halabi & Alexan Yerevanian, UCSD
Giving Multiple Sclerosis A New Image Rob Bakshi, Harvard Medical School
7 Tesla MR Spectroscopy in ALS David Walk, U of Minnesota
Sept 22 Metabolism-Based Treatments for Neurological Disorders: Lessons from the Study of Ketogenic Diets Jong Rho, U of Calgary
A Mosaic of Genes, Neuroimaging and Epilepsy Surgery Edward Novotny, Seattle Children's Hospital
Oct 6 Professor Rounds Rajan Arora & Jose Soria-Lopez, UCSD
Oct 13 Tics and Tourette Syndrome Joseph Jankovic, Baylor College of Medicine
Oct 20 New Mechanisms of Cytotoxic Cerebral Edema Kevin Staley, Harvard
Oct 27 Professor Rounds Andrew Ng & Alison Headley, UCSD
Nov 3 Investigating Normal Consciousness and its Impairment by Epilepsy Hal Blumenfeld, Yale SOM
Nov 10 Holiday - NO GR
Nov 17 Stress and Epilepsy: Where Can the New Technologies Take Us? Sheryl Haut, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Nov 24 Holiday - NO GR
Dec 1 Genome and Beyond: Building an Integrative Framework to Understand Complex Human Disease Jingjing Li, Stanford U
Dec 8 Advances in SMA Translational Research: From Bench to Bedside Claudia Chiriboga, Columbia U
Dec 15 Stressing The PI3K/mTOR Pathway in Autism Models Harley Kornblum, UCLA
Dec 22 Professor Rounds Rajan Arora & Alison Headley, UCSD
Dec 29 Holiday - NO GR