2017/2018 Neurodegeneration Group

Working group for HPAN
Organizer: Chris Weihl Read More

2017/2018 Schedule, Neurodegeneration Group

2nd Wednesday of the month
8:30a – 9:30a
BJC Institute of Health 9AB

  • September 13: Mariah Lawler (Miller Lab, WashU Neurology)“Blocking extracellular miRNAs released from dysfunctional motor neurons mitigates astrogliosis and delays non-cell autonomous disease progression in ALS”
  • October 11: Sidhartha Mahali (Karch Lab, WashU Psychiatry), “Stem cell models of autosomal dominant Alzheimer’s disease”
  • November 8: Cheryl Leyns (Holtzman Lab, WashU Neurology), “Investigating the role of TREM2 in Alzheimer’s disease”
  • December 13: Dhruva Dhavale (Kotzbauer Lab, WashU Neurology), “Protein Aggregation and Neurotransmitter Deficits in Parkinson Disease”
  • January 10: Meredith Jackrel (WashU Chemistry), “Re-engineered protein disaggregases to counter protein misfolding implicated in neurodegenerative disease”
  • February 14: Khalid Arhzaouy (Weihl Lab, WashU Neurology), “The role of p97/VCP in lysosomal homeostasis” 
  • March 14: Chihiro Sato, Norelle Wildburger (Bateman Lab, WashU Neurology) Chihiro Sato: “Tau kinetics in Neurons and in the Human CNS”Norelle Wildburger: “Amyloid-β plaques in clinical Alzheimer’s disease brain incorporate stable isotope tracer in vivo and exhibit nanoscale heterogeneity”
  • April 11: Steve Paul (WashU Psychiatry), “Oxysterol Mediators of Microglia : Astrocyte Cross Talk and Neurodegeneration”
  • May 9: Allison Soung (Klein Lab, WashU Medicine) “Trm-derived IFNγ causes microglial-mediated spatial learning defects during recovery from differentially neurotropic flaviviruses”

All meetings are listed on the Neuroscience Calendar of the Office of Neuroscience Research.