Translational Research in Lewy Body Disorders
The Penn Udall Center for Parkinson's Research held its first event on April 29, 2008 from 9am to 3pm in BRB 2/3 Auditorium at 421 Curie Boulevard on Penn's campus.
"Translational Research in Lewy Body Disorders" brought together movement disorder physicians and researchers in cognition and neuropsychiatry from across the Penn School of Medicine and University of Pennsylvania Health System
- to discuss basic and clinical aspects of Lewy body disorders and
- to explore efforts to enhance the care and treatment of patients and the training of physcians.
This scientific meeting was free and open to the public. Breakout sessions was held in the afternoon to further discuss the science presented in the morning's lectures and presentations.
Streaming video is available for this event. You will need Real Player to view the video. You can download the program at www.real.com.
Video is available in two segments: 1) Opening Remarks through Dr. Kim's presentation, and 2) Dr. Gitler's presentation through to Dr. Taylor's presentation.
|9:00am - 9:15am||
Welcome and Opening Remarks
John Q. Trojanowski, PhD, MD
|Presentations from Penn researchers:|
9:15am - 9:45am
“The Dementia of Lewy Body Diseases”
|9:45am - 10:15am||
Junhyong Kim, PhD
"Computational Challenges of Genome-wide Association Studies with Applications to Parkinson Disease Mapping"
|10:45am - 11:15am||
Aaron Gitler, PhD
"Beer and Bread To Brains and Beyond: Can Yeast Cells Teach Us about Neurodegenerative Disease?"
|11:15am - 11:45am||
Andrew Newberg, MD
"Functional Brain Imaging in Parkinson's Disease"
|11:45am - 12:15pm||
J. Paul Taylor, PhD, MD
"HDAC6 at the intersection of autophagy, the ubiquitin-proteasome system and neurodegeneration"
|1:15pm - 2:30pm||
Basic science discussion
Patient and Caregiver discussion
|2:30pm - 3:00pm||
Group Discussion and Review
Let us know you'll be attending...
To register to attend, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215-898-3163.