Seminar Schedule

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


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Jan 1

No Seminar – New Year’s Day


Jan 8

HRPO and Common Rule Update
Martha Jones, Executive Director, Human Research Protection Office, Washington University


Jan 15

Stress, Insulin Resistance, and APOE ε4: Interactions That May Alter Sleep-wake Patterns and Increase Alzheimer Disease Risk
Siobhan Hoscheidt, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine - Gerontology & Geriatrics Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer Prevention, Wake Forest Medical Center


Jan 22

Time Trends of Prevalence and Mortality of AD and Other Forms of Dementia in China
Peiyuan Qiu, PhD, Fellow, Brown School, Washington University, and Associate Professor, Sichuan University, China


Jan 29

Emerging CSF Biomarkers of Alzheimer Disease
Suzanne Schindler, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Washington University 


Feb 5

Molecular Origins of Alzheimer Disease and Strategies for Determining When Does it Start
Colin L. Masters, MD, Laureate Professor of Dementia Research, The Florey Institute, The University of Melbourne


Feb 12

Robert Paul, PhD, Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience, UNiveristy of Missouri Saint Louis and Director, Missouri Institute of Mental Health


Feb 19

Jennifer Gatchel MD, PhD, Assistant Psychiatrist, Massachusetts General Hospital and Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School


Feb 26

Screening for Amyloid Plaques and Alzheimer Disease with a Simple High Precision Blood Test
Randall Bateman Lab


March 5

Regulation of Astrogliosis by the Circadian Clock: Implications for Alzheimer Disease
Brian Lananna, Musiek Lab, Washington University


March 12

Alzheimer Disease in Down Syndrome: The NiAD Study
Anne Fagan, PhD and Rachel Henson, MS, Washington University


March 19

Wellness Connection: Employee Wellness Initiative at Washington University in St. Louis
Emily Page, Employee Wellness Manager, and Nikki Hafner, MPA, Employee Wellness Coordinator, Washington University


March 26

The Link Between Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline
Cameron Wick, MD, Assistant Professor of Otology/Neurotology in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 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.