PTNC Neuro Gene Therapy Symposium Oct 12-13, 2023
We would like to thank everyone who attended the PTNC Neuro Gene Therapy Symposium. It was a great success!
We would once again like to thank our sponsors:
Perelman School of Medicine
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Welcome from the Directors
As a Center within the Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM) at the University of Pennsylvania, the Penn Medicine Translational Neuroscience Center (PTNC) is dedicated to accelerating and translating discoveries to transform the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of neuropsychiatric and neurological conditions. The PTNC works on initiatives around education, informatics, interdisciplinary research, and point of care research in the neuroscience domain. The center works closely with other partnering centers and departments to support translational research and to promote translational neuroscience research at Penn.
American Brain Foundation introduces $10 Million Research Initiative Established to Understand Neuroinflammation’s Impact on Brain Diseases
The American Brain Foundation will begin soliciting research proposals for the neuroinflammation initiative in spring 2024, and research will begin in 2025. To learn more about the neuroinflammation initiative and other currently funded research, visit AmericanBrainFoundation.org.
CAMIPM Seminar Series: October 19th, 2023, Atom Sarkar, MD/PhD
"A Persistant Problem - Malignant Brain Tumors"
Atom Sarkar, MD/PhD
Global Neurosciences Institute
Director, Neuro-Oncology Director, Adult & Pediatric Stereotactic, Functional and Epilepsy Surgery
Please go to CAMIPM website for zoom link: https://www.med.upenn.edu/CAMIPM/
Penn Genetics 2023 Gasser Lecture
Mark R. Cookson, PhD Senior Investigator and Chief, Laboratory of Neurogenetics, NIA, NIH
Talk Title: Leucine-rich repeat kinase 2, a casual gene for inherited and sporadic Parkinson's disease.
Gaulton Auditorium, BRB
More info: https://genetics.med.upenn.edu/events/