Tuesday, June 21, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: Sharon Inouye (Harvard Medical School)
This meeting will convene leading scientists and physicians to discuss the challenges and opportunities to create biomarkers and therapeutics for these patients who are vulnerable to delirium, cognitive decline, and dementia following surgery.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Keynote Speaker: Giancarlo Comi (Universitè Vita-Salute San Raffaele)
Explore novel and emerging treatments for multiple sclerosis, including biomarkers and MRI usage in disease diagnosis, prognosis, and monitoring.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: David Bartel (Whitehead/MIT/HHMI)
Speakers: Paul Grint (Regulus Therapeutics), David S Hong (The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center ), Daniel J Siegwart (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center), Frank Slack (BIDMC Cancer Center/Harvard Medical School), James W Welsh (The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)
miRNAs play critical roles in regulating gene expression. This symposium will present up-to-date basic, translational, and clinical research addressing the biology of miRNA and their promise as a therapeutic target.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speakers: Marcus Bantscheff (Cellzome/GSK), Benjamin F Cravatt (The Scripps Research Institute), Craig Crews (Yale University), Howard Hang (The Rockefeller University), Ruth Nussinov (National Cancer Institute), Brian Raymer (Pfizer), Bryan Roth (University of North Carolina), Eranthie Weerapana (Boston College)
Chemical Biology is changing the face of drug discovery. This symposium will highlight recent developments in the field, featuring examples from neurobiology and cancer, the ubiquitin proteasome system, GPCRs, and protein lipidation.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speakers: Katerina Akassoglou (University of California San Francisco), Robert Dempsey (University of Wisconsin), Paula Grammas (University of Rhode Island), Steven Greenberg (Harvard Medical School), Jaime Grutzendler (Yale University), Costantino Iadecola (Weill Cornell Medical College), Jeffrey Iliff (Oregon Health & Science University), Berislav V. Zlokovic (University of Southern California)
This symposium will highlight basic research and clinical science elucidating the mechanisms underlying vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID).
April 13 - 14, 2016
Keynote Speakers: Richard Hodes (National Institute on Aging and National Institutes of Health), Felipe Sierra (National Institute on Aging and National Institutes of Health), Steven Austad (University of Alabama at Birmingham), and Elissa Epel (University of California, San Francisco)
Explore how chronic diseases — specifically HIV/AIDS, diabetes, and cancer — can affect the seven mechanistic pillars of aging.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 | 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speakers: Wenbiao Gan (NYU Langone Medical Center), Bruce McEwen (Rockefeller University), Eric Nestler (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai), Amy Robinson (MIT), Bernardo Sabatini (Harvard Medical School), David Sulzer (Columbia University Medical Center)
Mapping neuronal circuitry provides important insight into mammalian health and disease. This symposium will discuss emerging tools and novel findings that address this important goal.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 | 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speakers: Premysl Bercik (McMaster University Medical Centre), John F Cryan (University College Cork), Ted Dinan (University College Cork), Emeran Mayer (David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA), Sarkis Mazmanian (California Institute of Technology), Vassilis Pachnis, MD (The Francis Crick Institute), Robert Yolken (John Hopkins School of Medicine)
The gut microbiome is emerging as an important regulator of brain development, brain health, and disease. This symposium will highlight recent research innovations and therapeutic applications from the microbiome with a focus on CNS health.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Featuring: Lisa Feldman Barrett (Northeastern University), Philip Kitcher (Columbia University), Valerie Tiberius (University of Minnesota)
Moderator: Steve Paulson (Wisconsin Public Radio)
Philosopher of science Philip Kitcher joins Humean philosopher Valerie Tiberius and distinguished psychologist Lisa Feldman Barrett to explore the role of wisdom in the interplay between positive emotions, virtues, and character.
This event is sold out.
Edited by Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
This Annals issue discusses emerging nutrition research on the prevention and management of dementia in aging populations.
Edited by Daniel H. Geschwind
(University of California, Los Angeles)
Scholarly commissioned review articles on topics spanning neurology and psychiatry
Organizers: Robert Martone (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) and Sonya Dougal (The New York Academy of Sciences)
This eBriefing explores tau-related mechanisms of neurodegeneration and emerging therapeutic strategies focused on tau.
Speakers: Gary D. Foster (Weight Watchers International Inc.), John Glendinning (Barnard College), and Rick Mattes (Purdue University)
This eBriefing examines the current research on noncaloric sweeteners, particularly studies assessing how the compounds affect weight management and health.