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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Dec 15

David A. S. Kaufman, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Saint Louis University

Dec 22   

No Seminar – Winter Break


Dec 29

No Seminar – Winter Break

Jan 5

Diversity 4.0
Daniel Blash, Ph.D, LPC, NCC, Assistant Dean, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Washington University


Jan 12

Identification and Characterization of a Novel Parietal Memory Network using Multiple MRI Methods
Adrian Gilmore, AM, Memory and Cognition Lab, Department of Psychology, Washington University 

Jan 19

Influence of Amyloid-β Aggregation State on Innate Immune Pathways
Michael Nichols, PhD, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Missouri-Saint Louis


Jan 26

The Human Connectome Project: Progress and Prospects
David VanEssen, PhD, Alumni Endowed Professor of Neurobiology, Washington University


Feb 2

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research: A Review of the 2015 Conference
Becky Fierberg, MSW, LCSW, Social Worker, Knight ADRC, Washington University


Feb 9

Hyperinsulinemia Minimally Affects Extracellular Amyloid-beta in Vivo
Molly Stanley, Graduate Student, Holtzman Lab, Washington University


Feb 16

Beyond Abeta and PIB for Preclinical AD: Novel Fluid Markers; Novel Insights
Richard J. Perrin, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Pathology and Immunology, Washington University


Feb 23

Tau PET Imaging: Initial Experience at Staging of AD and Revealing the Interaction of Amyloid and Tau Pathology
Liang Wang, PhD, Staff Scientist, Washington University


March 1

Antisense Oligonucleotide-mediated MAPT Splicing Reveals a Toxic Tau Isoform in Mouse Models of Tauopathy
Kathleen Schoch, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Miller Lab, Washington University


March 8

Predictors of Gait Speeds and the Relationship of Gait Speeds to Falls in Men and Women with Parkinson Disease
Sam Nemanich, Doctoral Candidate, Movement Science Program, Washington University


March 15

How Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s Disease Could Affect End-of-Life Choices
Rebecca Dresser, JD, School of Law, Washington University


March 22

Data Collection and Ensuring Reproducible Results
Chengjie Xiong, Elzabeth Grant, Scot Fague, Sade Agboola


March 29

Tirth Patel, Holtzman 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.