CNDR 2013 Marian S. Ware Research Retreat
October 25, 2013
8:00am - 5:30pm
Biomedical Research Building 2/3 Auditorium
421 Curie Boulevard
University of Pennsylvania
The CNDR Marian S. Ware Research Retreat focuses on aspects of neurodegenerative disease research conducted here at the Perelman School of Medicine and across the University of Pennsylvania. The 2013 retreat will discuss "Transmission of Neurodegenerative Disease Pathologies: New Insights into the Progression of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Related Disorders." Scroll down below for a full agenda and registration information.
Event Information, Registration, Parking and Directions
To register to attend the retreat and/or present a poster, please click here.
For directions to Biomedical Research Building or BRB 2/3, click here. Information on parking is provided at the above link. You can also access parking information at http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/parking/index.html.
The agenda for the day's proceedings is as follows:
|Breakfast Buffet in the Auditorium Lobby (BRB 2/3)|
Opening Remarks - Virginia M.-Y. Lee, PhD, MBA
Speaker - John Collinge, FRS
Speaker - Lary Walker, PhD
Talk: “Seeded Induction and Trafficking of Aggregated Abeta”
Speaker - Claudio Soto, PhD
Talk: “Prion-Like Transmission of Amyloid-Beta Pathology in Vivo”
Speaker - Eliezer Masliah. MD
Speaker - Jing Guo, PhD
|11:35am-11:55am||Speaker - Dustin Covell, PhD
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (CNDR)
Talk: "An In Vitro and In Vivo Investigation of a Potential Species Barrier for Alpha-Synuclein Aggregation: Of Mice and Men"
|11:55am-2:00pm||Lunch and Visit Posters|
Speaker - Jeffrey H. Kordower, PhD
Speaker - Michiyo Iba, PhD
Speaker - Michel Goedert, Ph
Talk: “Brain Homogenates from Human Tauopathies Induce Tau Inclusions in Mouse Brain”
|3:20pm||Panel Discussion Comparing Prions Versus Other Neurodegenerative Diseases|
Closing Remarks/Refreshments/Best Poster Award - Virginia M.-Y. Lee, PhD
|5:30pm||Conclusion of the Annual Marian S. Ware Research Retreat|
Questions? Please call 215-662-4708.
Sponsored by the Training Program in Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases, NIH/NIA AG 00255, the Penn Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center (AG 10124) and the Institute on Aging.