Seminar Schedule

2019 Tuesday seminar schedule (view archive)
east pavilion auditorium
bjh south, 1st floor
12:00 - 1:00 PM


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Sept 24

Functional Variants in Lysosomal Enzyme Genes and Implications for Synucleinopathies
Bruno Benitez, PhD, Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Albert A. (Gus) Davis, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Washington University

Oct 1

Novel Insights in the Genetics of Alzheimer Disease
Victoria Fernandez, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Neurogenomics and Informatics Lab, Washington University


Oct 10

Alignment and Activism: Fostering Research Participation Among African Americans Through Resistance, Resilience, and Representation
Crystal M. Glover, PhD, Assistant Professor and Leader–Outreach and Recruitment Core, Rush Alzheimer Disease Center     New date, time, location: Hyatt Regency Saint Louis at the Arch, 315 Chestnut Street, Saint Louis, MO 63102.  Register online at:


Oct 15

No Seminar - 144th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association, St. Louis, MO


Oct 22

Update on AD Clinical Trials and the Knight ADRC Clinical Trials Unit (KACTU)
B. Joy Snider, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology and Director, Knight ADRC Clinical Trials Unit, Washington University


Oct 29

Programs and Services Available to the Parkinson Community
Deborah Dalin Guyer, MA, Executive Director and Tricia Creel, DPT, Program Coordinator, American Parkinson Disease Association-Greater St. Louis Chapter


Nov 5

Systems Approaches to Discovering T Cell Antigen(s) in Neurological Diseases
Naresha Saligrama, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Division of Multiple Sclerosis, Washington



Nov 12

Amyloid and Aerobic Glycolysis
Manu Goyal, MD MSc, Assistant Professor of Radiology and Neurology, Washington University


Nov 19

Investigating Aberrant Epigenetic Regulation in ALS/FTD
Alex Cammack, PhD Candidate, Tim Miller Lab, Washington University


Nov 26

Brad Racette, MD, Professor and Executive Vice-Chairman of Neurology, Washington University


Dec 3

Characterization of Microglia in the Cerebrospinal Fluid
Brian Edelson, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology & Immunology, Washington University


Dec 10

Functions of AD-associated TREM2 Variant on Tau Pathology
Maud Gratuze, PhD, Holtzman Lab, Washington University


Dec 17

Enhancing Sleep and Circadian Rhythm for Brain and Metabolic Health
Phyllis Zee, MD, PhD, Boshes Professor of Neurology and Chief of Sleep Medicine, Northwestern University


Dec 24

No Seminar – Winter Break


Dec 31

No Seminar – Winter Break



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


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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.