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Jack Griffin Scientific Symposium - Session Videos



Welcoming & Opening Remarks Dean Edward Miller, MD, Justin McArthur, MBBS, MPH, FAAN and President Ronald Daniels


Session 1

The Early Years – David Zee, MD

Inherited Neuropathies - Are the Schwann Cells to Blame? – Steven S. Scherer, MD, PhD


Trying to understand inherited demyelination – small talk between Schwann cells, macrophages and endoneurial fibroblasts – Rudolf Martini, PhD


The ultimate question: Why do axons degenerate – Jonathan D. Glass, MD


Molecular mechanisms of Wallerian degeneration – Marc Freeman, PhD




Session 2


GBS years in China – Guy McKhann, MD

Novel therapies for immune mediated neuropathies - what is on the horizon – Hans-Peter Hartung

The quest for Griffin's ganglioside at the glial-axonal interface in inflammatory neuropathy – Hugh J. Willison, MBBS, PhD, FRCP




Session 3


Jack, the Colleague – Klaus Toyka, MD, FRCP, FAAN

Myelin is More Than Linoleum Bruce D. Trapp, PhD

Axonal regulation of Schwann cell ensheathment and myelination – James L. Salzer, MD, PhD


A biologist’s view of myelin diseases – Klaus Armin Nave, Professor of Molecular Biology




Session 4


Jack, the Mentor – Ahmet Hoke, MD, PhD

Growth and survival signals controlling development of the peripheral nervous system – David Ginty, PhD

Guidance cue regulation of sensory innervation - Alex Kolodkin, PhD

Probing peripheral mechanisms of temperature sensation - Michael J. Caterina, MD, PhD

Signaling Axonal Regeneration or why the Exxon Wand Sale was Cancelled – Marie Filbin, MD, PhD






Welcoming RemarksJanice Clements, PhD and Rick Huganir, PhD




Session 5


Jack, the Collaborator Jeff Rothstein, MD, PhD

Understanding disruptions of neural circuitry in inherited motor nerve diseases – Charlotte Sumner, MD

Targeting ALS by promoting motor neuron survival and regeneration Clifford Woolf, MD, PhD

Intraspinal stem cell transplantation in ALS Eva Feldman, MD, PhD




Session 6


Jack My Friend – Gihan Tennekoon, MD

Neuronal growth and death: lessons from Jack Griffin Don W. Cleveland, PhD


Dynactin regulates initiation of retrograde axonal transport: Implications for neurodegenerative diseases Thomas Lloyd, MD, PhD

BACE1 inhibition accelerates debris clearance and axonal regeneration in injured peripheral nerve Mohamed Farah, PhD




Closing Remarks

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