Boston University Alzheimers Disease Center Seminar Series 2008

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Boston University Alzheimers Disease Center Seminar Series 2008

    Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center Seminar Series 2008-2009 Speakers

September 3, 2008

    Gregory A. Jicha, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky,

    Department of Neurology, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Lexington, KY. "The "ups

    & downs" of capillary angiogenesis in Alzheimer's disease"

September 17, 2008

    Zhongcong Xie, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical

    School; Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care; Genetics and Aging Research

    Unit, Massachusetts General Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease (MIND),

    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. "Inhalational anesthetics and Alzheimer’s disease neuropathogenesis"

October 1, 2008

    David Seldin, M.D., Ph.D. Chief Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine.

    “The Amyloid Treatment and Research Program at BUSM: Update on Research and

    Clinical Trials for the Systemic Amyloidoses”

October 15, 2008

    Dr. Roberta Clarke. Associate Professor of Marketing in the Health Sector

    Management Program at Boston University. "How marketing went wrong in the pharmaceutical industry? Implications for old and new drugs."

October 30, 2008

    Dale B. Schenk, Ph.D. Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer Elan

    Pharmaceuticals Chairman, Alzheimer’s Association Research Roundtable.

    Immunology: A Pathology Modifying Approach to Alzheimer’s disease

November 12, 2008

    Sudha Seshadri, M.D. Associate Professor and Co-Director of Medical Education for

    Residency Program Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine.

    Investigator, The Framingham Heart Study. "Metabolic Dysregulation and the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease"

December 3, 2008

    Martin Sadowski M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and

    Pharmacology New York University School of Medicine. "Apolipoprotein E and Alzheimer’s disease: Well-established risk factor and an emerging therapeutic target"

December 10, 2008

    Ann Messer, Ph.D. Research Scientist New York State Department of Health,

    Wadsworth Center, Mammalian Genomics Professor, School of Public Health,

    Biomedical Sciences

December 17, 2008

    Ci-Di Chen, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor Boston University School of

    Medicine. "Regulating the anti-aging protein Klotho for successful aging"

January 21, 2009

Holly Westervelt, Ph.D. Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Human

    Behavior Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. “Olfaction in Alzheimer's Disease and Other Neurodegenerative Disorders"

February 25, 2009

    Howard Eichenbaum, Ph.D. Director Center for Neuroscience Boston University.

    An animal model of cognitive aging and a possible underlying abnormality in

    neuronal information processing"

March 4, 2009

    Jan Krzysztof Blusztajn, Ph. D. Professor Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. Boston

    University School of Medicine. "Prenatal nutrition and brain aging"

March 18, 2009

    Denise A. Valenti, O.D., FAAO. Ophthalmology Boston University School of Medicine. “Alzheimer’s Disease: Visual System”

April 1, 2009

    Jada Lewis, Ph.D. Senior Associate Consultant Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida. “In search of the toxic species of Tau”

April 8, 2009

    Benjamin Wolozin, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Pharmacology Boston University

    School of Medicine. “The Renin-Angiotensin System in AD: A therapeutic target

April 15, 2009

    Xudong Huang, Ph.D. “Neurotoxicity of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles and Alzheimer’s


April 22, 2009

    Gwendolyn King, Ph.D. Department of Biochemistry Boston University School of

    Medicine. Klotho drug screening: Can enhancing a Goddess protect the brain?”

May 6, 2009

    Kun Ping Lu, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Pin1 Modified Protein Structure of Tau and APP to Keep Alzheimer's Disease at Bay

May 13, 2009

    Mark Moss, Ph.D. Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology

    Boston University School of Medicine. A Non-Human Primate Model of Successful

    and Unsuccessful Aging

May 20, 2009

    David Tate, Ph.D. Instructor of Radiology and Psychiatry, Harvard Medical

    School. “Medical Imaging in Neurologic Disorders: HIV as a Case Example

May 27, 2009

    Alice Cronin-Golomb, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology Boston University. Visual Cognition in Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease

June 10, 2009

    Hoon Ryu, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Neurology Boston University

    School of Medicine. "Epigenetic Mechanisms of Chromatin Remodeling in


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