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1/27/2017 – John Huguenard, PhD; Title: "The next wave of optogenetics in epilepsy treatments"
2/24/2017 - Paul Nuyujukian, MD, PhD; Title: "Brain Machine Interfaces for Neurological Disorders"
3/31/2017 – EJ Chichilnisky, PhD; Title: “Design of advanced retinal prosthesis and implications for brain-machine interface”
4/28/2017 – Ivan Soltesz, PhD; Title: "Organization and control of hippocampal circuits"
5/26/2017 – John Adler, MD; Title "New Directions in Radiosurgery"
6/30/2017 - Brad Zuchero, PhD; Title "How do oligodendrocytes build the myelin sheath?"
7/28/2017 – Heng Zhao, PhD; Title "The Role of Monocytes in Brain Injury and Recovery in Stroke"
8/25/2017 – Tom Südhof, MD; Title "Studying synapses in health and disease"
9/29/2017 - Maheen Adamson, PhD; Title "Advanced diagnostics and non-invasive treatments for brain injury"
10/27/2017 – Julia Kaltschmidt, PhD; Title "Interneuron circuitry in the spinal cord"
11/17/2017 – Xinnan Wang, PhD; Title "Mitochondrial quality control: new biomarkers and targets for Parkinson's disease"
* December meeting canceled due to holiday
Jan - Jun Ding; Title: “Curb your craving – Dopamine/GABA co-release mediated by midbrain dopamine neurons”
Feb - Casey Halpern; Title: "Closed loop neurostimulation for behavioral disinhibition:-
Mar - Mehrdad Shamloo; Title: "Locus Coeruleus 'the Blue Spot' Ground Zero for Cognitive Impairment"
Apr - Jin Lee; Title: “Investigating global brain circuit mechanisms with cellular precision”
May - Sam Cheshier; Title: “Update of Anti-CD47 Immune Therapy Against Malignant Brain Tumors”
Jun - Graham Creasey; Title "Current research in the Stanford Partnership for SCI"
Jul - Greg Scherrer; Title: “Cellular and Molecular mechanisms of pain and its control by opiods”
Aug - Lu Chen; Title: "What is good for your eyes is also good for your brain – synaptic signaling of retinoic acid”
Sep - Melanie Hayden Gephart title: "Cell free tumor DNA and brain metastases in the era of targeted therapies"
Oct – Gerald Grant; Title: “Breaking Down the Blood-Tumor Barrier One Block at a Time”
Nov - Michel Kliot; Title: "Scientific & Clinical Meanderings of a Peripheral Nerve Neurosurgeon"
Dec – Canceled due to holiday