SOCIETY FOR BRAIN MAPPING AND THERAPEUTICS

SOCIETY FOR BRAIN MAPPING AND THERAPEUTICS

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

Session Chair: Allan Mackenzie-Graham, PhD

8:00 – 8:30 AM
Use of Estrogen Receptor β ligands to Stimulate Functional Axon Remyelination

Seema K. Tiwari-Woodruff, PhD – Featured Speaker
Professor, Biomedical Sciences, Director of Biomed Graduate Program, UC Riverside

8:30 – 8:45 AM
Targeting Deoxyribonucleoside Salvage with a Clinical Inhibitor Blocks Lymphocyte Proliferation and Disease in Models of Multiple Sclerosis

Peter Clark, PhD
Assistant Professor, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, Physics and Biology in Medicine, UCLA

8:45 – 9:00 AM
The Role of PACAP in Neuroprotection in EAE

James Waschek, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences Investigator, UCLA Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center Member, Signal Transduction and Therapeutics

9:00 – 9:15 AM
Probing Oligodendrocyte Lineage Cell Autocrine Signals to Treat Multiple Sclerosis

Ye Zhang, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Faculty Member of the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center and the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA

9:15 – 9:30 AM
Q & A

Session Chair

March 15 @ 08:00
08:00 — 09:30 (1h 30′)

Room 410

MS, ALS

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