Seminar Schedule

2015 - 2016 Tuesday seminar schedule (view archive)
east pavilion auditorium
bjh south, 1st floor
12:00 - 1:00 PM


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June 7

Is Atherosclerosis the Alzheimer’s Disease of Blood Vessels? How the Cardiovascular and Neurodegenerative Fields Can Learn from One Another
Babak Razani, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pathology & Immunology, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Washington University


June 14

Combinatorial GWAS for Alzheimer's Disease
Sharlee Climer, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Washington University


June 21

State of the Knight ADRC Lecture
John C. Morris, MD, Friedman Distinguished Professor of Neurology and Director, Knight ADRC, Washington University
Note New Location:  Connor Auditorium, Farrell Learning and Teaching Center


June 28

Purification and Quantitative Characterization of Amyloid-Beta Oligomers from AD Brain Lysates
Thomas Esparza, Senior Scientist, Washington University


July 5

Investigating Role of Extracellular Tau Species in Pathogenesis and Progression of AD and Other
Tirth Patel, Holtzman Lab, Washington University


July 12

Preclinical AD and Driving
Catherine M. Roe, Assistant Professor; Ganesh M. Babulal, Post-doctoral Research Associate; Sarah H. Stout, Clinical Research Coordinator, Washington University


July 19
11:30 –
1:00 pm

AAIC Poster Session
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center Atrium



July 26

No Seminar
Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, Toronto


Aug 2

Noninvasive and Targeted Drug Delivery to the Brain Using Focused Ultrasound
Hong Chen, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiation Oncology, Washington University


Aug 9

AAIC Meeting Summary
Virginia Buckles, PhD, Executive Director, Knight ADRC; Eric McDade, DO, Assistant Professor of Neurology; Katrina Paumier, PhD, Deputy Director of DIAN; Qing Wang, PhD, Benzinger Lab, Washington University


Aug 16

Human Brian Amyloid-Beta (Aβ) Proteoforms: Truncations, PTMs, and SAAVs, a First Look
Norelle Wildburger, PhD, Brody Lab, Washington University


Aug 23

ALZUnited: An Update from the New Post-Merger Alzheimer's Association
Stephanie Rohlfs-Young, MSW, Vice President of Programs, Alzheimer's Association, St. Louis Chapter


Aug 30

Treatment with APOE Antisense Oligonucleotides Alters Plaque Morphology in a Mouse Model of Amyloidosis
Tien-Phat Huynh, MSTP Program, Holtzman Lab, Washington University


Sept 6

Training Prospective Memory for Transfer
Mark McDaniel, PhD, Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences and Co-Director of the Center for Integrative Research on Cognition, Learning, and Education (CIRCLE), Washington University


Sept 13

Knight ADRC Outreach, Recruitment and Education Core Update
Andrea Denny, JD, MSSW, Core Leader, Washington University


Sept 20

Patricia Cavazos-Rehg, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Washington University


Sept 27

Courtney Sutphen, DBBS Predoctoral Trainee, Fagan Lab, Washington University

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SPONSORED BY:  This activity is being sponsored by Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education.


ACCREDITATION: Washington University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


CREDIT:  Washington University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


DISCLOSURE POLICY:  It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  All faculty participating in this activity are expected to disclose to the audience any financial interest or other relationship he/she has with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) discussed in an educational presentation. All physicians’ disclosures were reported and are indicated with their presentations.  Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations.


Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients.  All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.


These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters.  The presenters’ views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine.  Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education is the sponsor for CME credits.