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Neuroscience Center Seminar Series
(CME Accredited)

Acting director: Ghazaleh Sadri-Vakili, Ph.D.
Telephone: 617-724-1487
E-mail: gsadrivakili@partners.org

Director: Kimberly B. Kegel, Ph.D.
Telephone: 617-726-5763
E-mail: kkegel@partners.org

Administrative Coordinator: Carol Noblin
Telephone: 617-726-5738
E-mail: cnoblin@partners.org

Calendar - Fall 2012

Date

Thursday, October 25

Time

12:00 Noon to 1:00 pm

Location Neuroscience Center Conference room (#6033)
6th floor, Building 149, Charlestown Navy Yard

Speaker

Achilleas Gravanis, Professor of Pharmacology Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Crete, & Foundation of Research & Technology IESL-FORTH, Heraklion, Greece

Title

Neurosteroidal Microneurotrophins with Neuroprotective and Neurogenic Properties

Target audience

Physicians, Medical Residents, Research Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows

Host

TBA

Date

Thursday November 1

Time

12:00 Noon to 1:00 pm

Location Neuroscience Center Conference room (#6033)
6th floor, Building 149, Charlestown Navy Yard

Speaker

Casey Maguire, Ph.D., Instructor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Neuroscience, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Title

A Hybrid Microvesicle/Virus Vector for Targeted Gene Transfer to the Brain

Target audience

Physicians, Medical Residents, Research Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows

Host

Xandra Breakefield, Phone: 617-726-5728

Email: breakefield@hms.harvard.edu

Date

Thursday November 8

Time

12:00 Noon to 1:00 pm

Location Neuroscience Center Conference room (#6033)
6th floor, Building 149, Charlestown Navy Yard

Speaker

Miguel Perez-Pinzon, Professor and Vice-Chair for Basic Science, Department of Neurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida

Title

Synaptic and Mitochondrial Targets for Neuroprotection against Cerebral Ischemia

Target audience

Physicians, Medical Residents, Research Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows

Host

Klaus van Leyen, Phone: 617-724-6556

Email: klaus_vanleyen@hms.harvard.edu

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: have new knowledge of cutting edge research in neuroscience and its application to neurology.

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Neuroscience Center Seminar Series is organized by the Neuroscience Center under the sponsorship of the Departments of Neurology and Radiology. A full description of the seminar series, including the procedure for hosting seminar speakers is available in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF).

Seminars are held in the main Conference room on the 6th floor of CNY-149 (room 149-6033), unless specified otherwise, at 12:00 noon on Tuesdays or Thursdays.

To be included in this mailing list or to be deleted from it, please send an email with the appropriate request to Carol Noblin (cnoblin@partners.org). Note: If you would like to schedule a meeting with the seminar speaker, please contact the speaker's host directly.

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