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Neural Regeneration Mini Symposium

Johns Hopkins Medicine Brain Science Institute
Mini-Symposium
“NEURAL REGENERATION”

Monday, June 14, 2010
9:00am-3:00pm
Tilghman Auditorium/Turner Concourse

AGENDA

9:00-9:15am
Opening remarks
Jack Griffin and Ahmet Hoke

9:15-10:00am
“Non-invasive cerebellar stimulation to improve motor learning”
Pablo Celnik, M.D., Associate Professor
Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Neurology

10:00-11:00am
“Specificity in peripheral nerve regeneration”
Thomas M. Brushart, M.D.
Brushart Professor of Hand Surgery
Johns Hopkins Orthopaedics

11:00-11:15am
Break

11:15-12:00pm
“Regulation of epigenetic DNA methylation in the adult nervous system”
Junjie Guo, Senior Graduate Student
Lab of Hongjun Song, Associate Professor
Institute for Cell Engineering; Departments of Neurology and Neuroscience

12:00-1:00pm
Lunch

1:00-1:45pm
“Testing the roles of developmental factors in regeneration”
Priyanka Sabharwal, Graduate Student
Lab of Shanthini Sockanathan, Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience

1:45-2:30pm
“Application of human iPS cells in neurological diseases”
Guo-li Ming, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor
Institute for Cell Engineering; Department of Neurology

2:30-3:00pm
Open discussion and closing remarks
Jack Griffin and Ahmet Hoke

 
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