2015 Chicago Symposium on Translational Neuroscience

"Brain Imaging Biomarkers in Neurological Disease"

May 8, 2015

The University of Chicago Medicine
Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery (KCBD)
900 E 57th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
First Floor Auditorium (KCBD 1103)

Registration Deadline: April 15, 2015
Cost to Register: None
Breakfast & Lunch will be provided

Breakfast: 9:00am
On site Registration: 9:00am
Introductions: 10:00am

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2015 Speakers:

Aaron Gitler MD PhD

Bruce Fischl PhD
Professor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Neuroscientist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Director, Computational Core, Martinos Center, MGH

Lecture Title: "Imaging and Modeling the Functional, Structural, Connectional and Architectonic Properties of the Human Brain"
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Laura Ranum PhD

Daniel S. Reich MD PhD
Chief, Translational Neuroradiology Unit, Neuroimmunology Branch
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Lecture Title: "MRI of Lesion Development and Repair in Multiple Sclerosis"
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Lunch Break

Peter Todd MD PhD

Nicolaas Ida Bohnen MD
Professor, Neurology
University of Michigan

Lecture Title: "Biomarkers in Movement Disorders: From Distinct Clinical Nosology to Heterogeneous Symptomatology and Pathologies"
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Charles Thornton MD

Kenneth Marek MD
President, Co-Founder and Senior Scientist
The Institute for Neurodegenerative Disorders

Lecture Title: "Developing a Translational Toolbox – Imaging Parkinson Disease"
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Break & Photos

Adrian Krainer PhD

Kejal Kantarci MD MS
Professor of Radiology
Mayo Clinic

Lecture Title: "Multimodal Imaging Biomarkers in Dementia with Lewy Bodies"
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Clotilde Lagier-Tourenne MD PhD

William Jagust MD
Professor, Public Health and Neuroscience
University of California, Berkeley

Lecture Title: "Imaging Protein Aggregation in Aging and Dementia"
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Symposium Steering Committee:
Christopher M. Gomez MD PhD Christopher M. Gomez MD PhD
Albina Y. Surbis Professor and Chair
Department of Neurology
Christopher M. Gomez MD PhD Adil Javed MD PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Christopher M. Gomez MD PhD James Mastrianni MD PhD
Associate Professor
Director, Center for Comprehensive Care & Research on Memory Disorders
Department of Neurology)
Christopher M. Gomez MD PhD Tao Xie MD PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology

Symposium Organizer
Marla Scofield Marla Scofield
Education Administrator
Department of Neurology