SOCIETY FOR BRAIN MAPPING AND THERAPEUTICS

SOCIETY FOR BRAIN MAPPING AND THERAPEUTICS

BREAKING BOUNDARIES OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, MEDICINE, ART & HEALTHCARE POLICY

Session Chairs: Thomas Williams, PhD

1:30 – 1:45 PM
Impact of Spaceflight Stressors on Brain Neurotransmitter Networks and Neurocognitive Function

Rajeev I. Desai, PhD
Director, Integrative Neurochemistry Laboratory, Harvard

1:45 – 2:00 PM
Persistent Changes in Neural Network Cohesion Following Exposure to Space Flight Stressors

Rich Britten, PhD
Eastern Virginia University Medical School

2:00 – 2:15 PM
Impacts of Space Radiation and Spaceflight on Neurovascular Remodeling and Blood-Brain Barrier Integrity

Xiao Mao, PhD

Research Professor, Division of Biomedical Engineering Sciences (BMES) Loma Linda University

2:15 – 2:30 PM
Proteomic profiling of cerebral spinal fluid and brain subregions from male rats exposed to space-relevant radiation predicts late-onset risks for CNS vascular and amyloid neuro-pathologies.

Andrew Wyrobek, PhD
Senior Staff Scientist (Affilate), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

2:30 – 2:35 PM
Space Radiation Effects on the Brain: What We’ve Learned and What we Need to Know

Gregory A. Nelson, PhD
Loma Linda University and NASA Human Research Program

2:45 – 3:00 PM
Q & A

Session Chairs

March 14 @ 13:30
13:30 — 15:00 (1h 30′)

Room 410

Neurotechnology, Brain Computer Interface and Neuroengineering

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