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Neuro Research Day


Friday, April 1, 2022
In-Person 2231 Weiskotten Hall and via Zoom


 
A day of Neuroscience at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY
Sponsored by the Department of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience Graduate Program
 

Morning Guest Speakers:

 Sameer Anil Sheth
Sameer Sheth, MD/PhD, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine

"Deep brain stimulation for psychiatric disorders"

 

 

mishra.jpgAnusha Mishra, PhD, Assistant Professor, Depts of Neurology, Medicine and Anesthesiology, Oregon Health and Science University

"The role of astrocytes in neurovascular coupling in health and disease "

 

 

Afternoon Neuroscience Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Susan AckermanSusan Ackerman, PhD, Professor of Biology, University of California, San Diego

"mRNA translation and neurons-when things go awry"

 

Schedule of the day's events

Time Speaker
8:00 am Light Breakfast
8:25 am Welcome, Opening Remarks - Daniel Ts'o
8:30 am Robert Gardner, PhD (Neurosurgery) - Immunomodulation by hematopoietic growth factors in aged APP/PS1 mice: Transcriptomic analysis from bone marrow to brain
8:50 am Mariano Viapiano, PhD (Neurosurgery/Neuroscience/Pathology) - Control of the tumor-initiating population by scaffold proteins in glioblastoma
9:10 am George Koutsouras MD (Neurosurgery) - Germinal matrix hemorrhage: a 10 year analysis of management and outcomes from a single institution
9:30 am Satish Krishnamurthy, MD (Neurosurgery) - Delivering drugs on the brain side of the blood brain barrier
9:50 am Break
10:00 am Sameer Sheth, MD/PhD, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine - Deep brain stimulation for psychiatric disorders
11:00 am Break
11:10 am Anusha Mishra, PhD, Assistant Professor, Depts of Neurology, Medicine and Anesthesiology, Oregon Health and Science University - The role of astrocytes in neurovascular coupling in health and disease
12:10-1:15pm Lunch Break 
1:15 pm Ana Strat (student, Ganapathy Lab, Ophthalmology) - Engineering a 3D hydrogel system to study optic nerve head astrocyte morphology and behavior
1:35 pm Yunting Zhu (student, Weickert Lab, Neuroscience/Physiology) - Defining humans in an elevated inflammatory state using cytokines in human brain and blood reveals BBB-related pathology in schizophrenia
1:55 pm Andrew Brawner (student, Lin Lab, Psychiatry) - Tracking abnormal models of postnatal brain development with an activity-dependent platform
2:15 pm Break
2:30 pm Susan Ackerman, PhD, Professor of Biology, University of California, San Diego - mRNA translation and neurons-when things go awry
3:30 pm Closing Remarks

Speaker Abstracts

  Register in Advance for Neuroresearch Day  

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We thank the Jacobsen Family for helping make this event possible.

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