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PL5 - Frontiers in Neuroscience Plenary Session

Event Time: Wednesday April 26, 2017 9:15 am to 11:30 am
Topic(s): Aging, Dementia, Cognitive, and Behavioral Neurology, Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology (EEG), General Neurology, Neuromuscular and Clinical Neurophysiology (EMG), Neuro-oncology
Description: This plenary session features basic and translational research related to clinical issues of importance. Six outstanding physician-scientists provide summaries of their recent research findings and describe the clinical implications of the results.
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CME Credits: 2.25
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Program Speakers - Tentative

Start/End Time Title Faculty
9:15 AM - 9:35 AM The Promise of Immunotherapy for Neurodegenerative Disorders: Progress and Challenges Eliezer Masliah MD 
9:35 AM - 9:55 AM Genome and Epigenome Editing for Gene Therapy and Cell Programming Charles Gersbach PhD 
9:55 AM - 10:15 AM Epilepsy at the Cutting Edge: Using Novel Models for Therapeutic Advances Amy Brooks-Kayal MD, FAAN 
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM Vesicle Communication in the Tumor-bearing Brain Xandra Breakefield PhD 
10:35 AM - 10:55 AM The Lives of a Gene: Diverse Roles in Diseases of Developing and Mature Brain M. Elizabeth Ross MD, PhD 
10:55 AM - 11:15 AM Axonopathies: What Next? Mary Reilly MD, FRCP, FRCPI 


Speaker Disclosure
Xandra O. Breakefield, PhD Dr. Breakefield has nothing to disclose.

Amy R. Brooks-Kayal, MD, FAAN Dr. Brooks-Kayal has nothing to disclose.

Charles Gersbach, PhD co-founder and scientific advisor to Element Genomics and Locus Biosciences. CAG receives patent licensing fees from Editas Medicine .

Eliezer Masliah, MD Dr. Masliah has nothing to disclose.

Mary Reilly, MD, FRCP, FRCPI Dr. Reilly has nothing to disclose.

M. Elizabeth Ross, MD, PhD . Yes-Associate Editor, Neurobiology of Disease, Elsevier Publishing . . . . .

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