2018/2019 Protein Aggregation & Neurodegeneration Group

Working group for HPAN
Organizer: Chris Weihl Read More


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

  • September 12: Celeste Karch (WashU Psychiatry) “Using stem cell models to define molecular drivers of tauopathy”
  • October 10: Jiang Zhu (Weihl Lab, WashU Neurology) “The role of Valosin-Containing Protein (VCP) in seeding activity of prion-like proteins”
  • November 14: John Cirrito (WashU Neurology) “Sleep is good and Stress is bad for Alzheimer’s disease. Good luck!”
  • December 12: Yo-El Ju (WashU Neurology) “REM sleep behavior disorder: opportunities and challenges in prodromal synucleinopathies”
  • January 9: Brian Gordon (WashU Radiology) “CSF and Serum Neurofilament Light Chain in Autosomal Dominant Alzheimer Disease”
  • February 13: Brian Lananna (Musiek Lab, WashU Neurology) “The circadian clock regulates astrogliosis and neuroinflammation”
  • March 13: Yang Shi (Holtzman Lab, WashU Neurology) “The role of microglia in neurodegeneration in the setting of tauopathy in relation to APOE status”
  • April 10: Albert (Gus) Davis (WashU Neurology) “Role of APOE genotype in synucleinopathy”
  • May 8: Ankan Bhadra, Melanie Pullen (True Lab, WashU Cell Biology & Physiology) “Determining the defect in LGMD1D mutants on Hsp40 co-chaperone function”
  • June 12: Kevin Black (WashU Psychiatry) “Dopamine buffering capacity phMRI as a potential disease severity marker in Parkinson disease”

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