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fall 2012

Steven J. Siegel, M.D., Ph.D. and Roy Hamilton, M.D. - Orientation & Introduction; Psychiatry & Neurology


Jessica Morgan - “High Resolution Imaging of Retinal Degeneration”; Ophthalmology; click to request slides


Steven J. Siegel, M.D., Ph.D. - “Team-oriented Translational Studies In Schizophrenia at Penn: The Conte Center to Study Emotional Processing From Patients to Patch”; Psychiatry

Alyssa Nguyen-Phuc - 2012 Summer Research Student Presentation

Richard L. Doty, Ph.D. - “Neurodegenerative Diseases & Chemosensory Dysfunction: Is There A Common Casual Denominator”; Otorhinolaryngology; click to request slides

Steven E. Arnold, M.D. - “Senility, Dementia, Hardening of the Arteries and Alzheimer’s Too”; Psychiatry

Kenneth S. Shindler, M.D., Ph.D., Paolo Nucifora, M.D., Ph.D., Bo Jian, M.D., Ph.D. - “Double Problems with Double Vision: How Neuroradiologic and Patholgic Clues Decipher Rare from Common Neuroophthalmologic Disease”; Ophthalmology/Radiology/Clinical Pathology

M. Sean Grady, M.D. - “Hydrocephalus: NPH, Pseudotumor and Treatment"; Neurosurgery

Huafeng Wei, M.D., Ph.D. - “Dual Effects of Neuroprotection & Neurotoxicity by General Anesthetics”; Anesthesiology

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spring 2012

Douglas H. Smith, M.D. - “TBI: The Injury That Keeps on Taking”; Neurosurgery; click to request slides

David R. Lynch, M.D., Ph.D. - “NMDA Receptors in Human Disease or Basic Aspects of Mitochondrial Disorders”; Neurology; click to request slides

David M. Raizen, M.D., Ph.D. - “Why Do We Sleep”; Neurology

John Q. Trojanowski, M.D., Ph.D. - "Microtubule (MT) Stabilizing Drugs for Abrogating and Preventing Alzheimer's Disease and Related Tauopathies"; Pathology

Gregory C. Carlson, Ph.D. - “Circuit Abnormalities in Schizophrenia And Related Disorders”; Psychiatry; click to request slides


Max B. Kelz, M.D., Ph.D. “Neuronal Mechanisms of Anesthetic Induced Unconsciousness”; Anesthesiology & Critical Care; click to request slides

Matthew R. Hayes, Ph.D. - “Bench to Bedside Neuropharmacology Approaches to Treat Obesity: the Good, the Bad, and the Sick”; Psychiatry

Eric David Marsh, M.D., Ph.D. - “Modeling the Early Epileptic Encephalopathies”; Child Neurology; click to request slides

Steven S. Scherer, M.D., Ph.D. - “Peripheral Nerve & the Opathies”; Neurology


Kenneth S. Shindler, M.D., Ph.D., Paolo Nucifora, M.D., Ph.D., and Bo Jian, M.D., Ph.D. - “Double Problems with Double Vision: How Neuroradiologic and Patholgic Clues Decipher Rare from Common Neuroophthalmologic Disease”; Ophthalmology/Radiology/Pathology

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FALL 2011

Steven J. Siegel, M.D., Ph.D. and Roy Hamilton, M.D. - "The Clinical Neurosciences Training Program"; Psychiatry and Neurology

Robert M. Weinrieb, M.D. - “Neuropsychiatric Complications of Transplant”; Psychiatry

Noam A. Cohen, M.D., Ph.D - “Cilia Dysfunction in Chronic Rhinosinusitis”; Otorhinolaryngology

John A. Detre, M.D. - “Cerebral Blood Flow”; Neurology & Radiology

Ronald L. Wolf, M.D., Ph.D. - “Functional Neuroanatomy or Perfusion Imaging in Cerebrovascular Disease”; Radiology

Rickson Mesquita, Ph.D. “Brain Monitoring with Diffuse Optical Techniques”; Physics & Astronomy

Student Presentations - CNST Students

Danielle Brewington - "A Cinderella Story: Beldanamycin as a novel therapeutic agent for Gliomas "


Joaquin de Rojas - "Investigating the Neurophysiological Effects of Direct Current Stimulation"


Jamie Podell - "A Volumetric Neuroimaging Study of Multigenerational Schizophrenia Families"


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Spring 2011

W. Andrew Kofke, M.D. - "Cerebral Blood Flow in Neurocritical Care"; Anesthesiology &
Critical Care

Jason H. T. Karlawish, M.D. - "Measuring a Person's Decision-Making"; Medicine

Kenneth Shindler, M.D., Ph.D. - "SIRT1 Activator Treatment of Auto-immune & Viral-induced Optic"; Ophthalmology

David R. Lynch, M.D., Ph.D. - "NMDA Receptors in Human Disease"; Neurology

Christos Davatzikos, Ph.D. - "Computational Sciences in Brain Imaging: Applications to Alzheimer’s Disease & Schizophrenia"; Radiology


Joseph M. Palumbo, M.D. - "Innovation, Discovery, & Healing In Neuroscience: Are there Legitimate Options Beyond the University"; Neuroscience

Chang-Gyu Hahn, M.D., Ph.D. - "Convergent Candidate Pathways In Schizophrenia"; Psychiatry; click to request slides

Aaron D. Gitler, Ph.D. - "Defining Mechanisms of Human Neurodegenerative Diseases"; Cell & Developmental Biology

Eric A. Pierce, M.D., Ph.D. - "Inherited Retinal Degenerations"; Ophthalmology

James C. Gee, Ph.D. - "Brain Warping"; Radiology

David A. Wolk, M.D. - "Episodic Memory in Aging & Alzheimer’s Disease"; Neurology; click to request slides

Elias R. Melhem, M.D. - "Functional & Metabolic Imaging of the Brain"; Radiology

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fall 2010

Murray Grossman, M.D., Ed.D. - "What If It’s Not Alzheimer's Disease"; Neurology

David Oslin, M.D. - "The Neuroscience of Addiction"; Psychiatry


Wade Berrettini, M.D., Ph.D. - "Bipolar Disorder Genetics"; Psychiatry

Andrew Siderowf, M.D. - "Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson's Disease"; Neurology


Gregory C. Carlson, Ph.D. - "Toward a Local-Circuit Bases of Disease: Linking Molecular Abnormalities to Disrupted Sensation and Behavior"; Psychiatry

James C. Saunders, Ph.D. - "The Mechanisms of Hearing Loss and Can It Be Restored"; Otorhinolaryngology

Neil R. Malhotra, M.D. - "Tissue Engineered Mechanical Contstructs to Reverse Degenerative Disc Disease"; Neurosurgery; click to request slides

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Spring 2010

Brian Litt, MD - "Translational Neuroengineering, Epileptic Networks, and Antiepileptic Devices"; Neurology; click to request slides

William Armstead, PhD - "Systemic Vasopressor Use and Outcome In Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury"; Anesthesiology and Critical Care; click to request slides

Renyu Liu, MD, PhD - "Opioids and Opioid Receptors"; Anesthesiology and Critical Care; click to request slides

Daniel Wolf, MD - "Neurobiology of Reward & Motivation Deficits in Schizophrenia"; Psychiatry; click to request slides

Steven S. Scherer, MD, PhD - "Nerves and Their-Opathies"; Neurology

Graham E. Quinn, MD, MSCS & Richard A. Stone, MD - "Mysterious Myopia (part 1)", "Mysterious Myopia (part 2)"; Ophthalmology

Sabrina E. Smith, MD, PhD - "Cognitive Dysfunction Following Focal Brain Injury in Children"; Neurology & Pediatrics

R. Nick Bryan, MD, PhD - "NeuroImaging: Clinical and Translational Research Tools"; Radiology

Dennis J. Dlugos, MD, MSCE - "Phenotyping in Studies of Epilepsy Genetics"; Neurology

Michael E. Thase, MD - "The Placebo Response in Treatment Research"; Psychiatry; click to request slides

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Fall 2009

Roy Hamilton, MD, MS - "The Plastic Brain: From Observation to Induction"; Neurology; click to request slides

Kenneth Shindler, MD, PhD - "Evaluation of Novel Therapies in Experimental Optic Neuritis"; Ophthalmology; click to request slides

M. Sean Grady, MD - "Treatment of Hydrocephalus: Lemons or Lemonade"; Neurosurgery

Student Presentations - "What I did last summer"; CNST Students

Ryan Borek - "Neural Correlates of Autism"

Emma Davies - "Ganglion Cell Layer Volume"

Patrick Georgoff - "TBI, GBM, and BtO2: a CNST Grab-Gag Summer"  Please note change in this talk's title was previously "A Retrospective Analysis of Methods for Prophylaxis of Deep Vein Thrombosis"

Albert Tsai - "The Period 3 Gene as a Marker of Susceptibility to Sleep Disruption in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea"

Brian Litt, MD - "Engineering Antiepileptic Devices"; Neurology; click to request slides

Falk W. Lohoff, MD - "Vesicular Monoamine Neurotransmission Neuro-Psychiatric Disorders"; Psychiatry; click to request slides

Dennis L. Kolson, MD, PhD - "HIV-Associated Neurodegeneration: Mechanisms, Pathways, and Protection"; Neurology; click to request slides

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Spring 2009

Huafeng Wei, MD, PhD - "Mechanisms of Anesthesia Induced Neurodegeneration: Role of IP3 Receptor"; Anesthesiology

Max Kelz, MD, PhD - "Neuronal Mechanisms of Anesthetic Induced Unconsciousness"; Anesthesiology; click to request slides

Edward S. Brodkin, MD - "Can a Mouse Model System be Useful in Elucidating the Biology of Autism?"; Psychiatry

M. Sean Grady - "Advancing Neuroscience While Taking Care of Patients: Strategies for an Academic Physician"; Neurosurgery; click to request slides

Steven Arnold, MD - "Translational Research in Stress, Aging, and Cognition"; Psychiatry; click to request slides

Kevin Leahy, MD, PhD - "Neurologic Disorders of the Larynx"; Otorhinolaryngology

Thomas Floyd, MD - "The Selective Advantage of Youth and Cancer in Managing Hypoxia"; Anesthesiology

Lori Kestenbaum (MS4 Student Presentation) - "Defining Normal Values of Cerebrospinal Fluid White Blood Cell Counts in Neonates and Young Infants: A Scholarly Pursuit"

Caryn Lerman, MD, PhD - "Nicotine Dependence: Medication Development & Pharmacogenetics"; Psychiatry

Richard Doty, PhD - "Clinical Studies of Olfactory Function"; Otorhinolaryngology

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Fall 2008

Eric A. Pierce, MD, PhD - "Inherited Retinal Degenerations - A Class of Neurodegenerative Disorders"; Ophthalmology

Students' Presentation - "Intracerebral Microdialysis in Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for Parkinson's Disease" (Smith); "Visual Function, Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer (RNFL) Thickness, and Macular Volume in Multiple Sclerosis (MS)" (Long); "Olfactory influence on memory in patients with deep brain stimulation for essential tremor, thalamic infarct or cerebellar infarct" (Uribe); "Targeted Radiotherapy for Refractory Neuroblastoma" (Yang)

Wade Berrittini, MD, PhD - "Pharmacogenetics and Genetics of Addiction"; Psychiatry

Myrna Rosenfeld, MD, PhD - "Neuro-oncology: A paradigm for a career as a Clinical Neuroscientist"; Neurology; click to request slides

M. Sean Grady, MD - "Surgical Treatment of Pituitary Disorders"; Neurosurgery; click to request slides

Erica A. Thaler, MD - "Rhinology and the Electronic Nose"; Otorhinolaryngology

Michael Ann Gratton, PhD - "Presbycusis (age related hearing loss)"; Otorhinolaryngology

Roderic G. Eckenhoff, MD - "Anesthetic Mechanisms"; Anesthesiology

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Spring 2008

Richard Doty - "Olfaction in Parkinson's Disease"; Otorhinolaryngology; click to request slides

Paolo Nucifora - "Images of cerebral connectivity"; Neuroradiology; click to request slides

Susan T. Herman - "Evaluations for Surgical Interventions in Epilepsy"; Neurology

Kenneth Shindler - "Neuroprotection in Optic Neuritis"; Ophthalmology; click to request slides

David Oslin - "Pharmacogenetics of Addiction"; Psychiatry; click to request slides

James C. Saunders - "The Mechanisms and Consequences of Hearing Loss"; Otorhinolaryngology; click to request slides

Geoff Aguirre - "Visual Cortex: Structure and Function in Hereditary Retinal Disease"; Neurology

Wade Berrettini - "Whole Genome Association Studies of Nicotine Dependence"; Psychiatry; click to request slides

Joshua Levine - "Neurocritical Care"; Neurology; click to request slides

Anjan Chatterjee - "Cosmetic Neurology"; Neurology

Noam Cohen - "Sinonasal Ciliary Dynamics and Chronic Rinosinusitis"; Otorhinolaryngology; click to request slides

Christian Kohler - "Emotion Processing Schizophrenia"; Psychiatry; click to request slides

Steven Galleta - "Neuroophthalmologic Emergencies"; Neurology

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Fall 2007

Daniel Licht, MD - "Cerebrovascular Disease Physiology in Infants with Congenital Heart Defects"; Neurology; click to request slides

Branch Coslett, MD - "Behavioral Neurology: Unusual Cases & Their Implications"; Neurology; click to request slides

Chang-Gyu Hahn, MD, PhD - "Olfactory Epithelium as a Cellular Model for Psychiatric Illnesses"; Psychiatry; click to request slides

 

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