SCAN Events


September 23
Clark Center Auditorium


Friday, September 23, 2016, 8:00a – 1:00p at Clark Center Auditorium

Neurology Grand Rounds
8-9am “Predicting and Modulating Stroke Outcome”
Keynote Speaker: Gottfried Schlaug, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

9-9:05am Opening Remarks
Marion Buckwalter, MD, PhD, Associate Prof of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Stanford
9:05-9:30am “APatient's Perspective on Stroke Recovery”Neil Schwartz, MD, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology and Neurological Sciences and Neurosurgery speaking with Stroke Patient

9:30-9:55am “Simultaneous TMS/EEG mapping of causal circuit dynamics in stroke"
CammieRolle, Neurosciences Graduate Student, Dr. Amit EtkinLab

9:55-10:20am Coffee/Snack Break –Nexus Cafe

10:20-10:45am “PET imaging of Neuroinflammation”
Michelle James, PhD, Instructor, Radiology Molecular Imaging Program and Neurology and Neurological Sciences

10:45-11:10am “Bioengineering Stem Cells Mimics for Enhanced Stroke Recovery”
Paul George, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery at the Stanford University Medical Center

11:10-11:35am “Identifying an immune signature of stroke recovery”
Brice Gaudilliere, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Stanford Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperativeand Pain Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine

11:35am-12pm “Hard Robotics and Soft Robotics: Tools for Diagnosis and Intervention”
Allison Okamura, PhD, Professor, Stanford Mechanical Engineering Dept.

12-1pm “Motor Function after Stroke –Recovery and Rehabilitation”
Keynote Speaker: Gary Abrams, MD, Professor, School of Medicine –Neurology, UCSF, Director of the NeurorehabilitationClinic at UCSF Medical Center, Rehabilitation Section Chief at the San Francisco VA Medical Center

1-2pmLunch –LKSC lawn


September 25
Clark Center Auditorium

The 2nd Annual SCAN Symposium

 On September 25, 2015, SCAN will host a day-long symposium of mixed clinical and basic science talks on stroke recovery from both outside guest speakers and Stanford researchers.

7-8am  Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

8-9am  Neurology Grand Rounds

9-9:30am   Breakfast, Nexus Cafe

9:30-9:45am  Opening Remarks, Maarten Lansberg and Marion Buckwalter

9:45-11:45am Morning Session: Optimizing Functional Recovery from Stroke: Lessons from studies in men and mice

11:45-1pm   Lunch on the LKSC lawn

1-2:30pm Afternoon Session 1: Devices: Measuring outcomes and gaining insight into mechanisms of recovery

2:30-2:45pm  Coffee Break

2:45-4pm Afternoon Session 2: Treatments: What is in the pipeline?

July 16
Clark Center Auditorium

BIO-X Seminar

"How Experience Changes Synapses in the Mammalian Brain"

July 16, 2015 12-1pm
Clark Center Auditorium

Dr. Tobias Bonhoeffer
Visiting Professor of Biology at Stanford
Director at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology
Professor at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich

February 23

Innovation in the Biosphere
25th Anniversary Beckman Symposium

Optogenetics Manipulating Brain Circuitry

Karl Deisseroth        
Stanford University

New Synapses in Old Brains Carla Shatz
Stanford University

February 20
LKSC 130

The Stanford Department of Neurology & Neurological Sciences
Neurology Grand Rounds/Case Presentation

February 20, 2015, 8:00 am – 9:00 am, Location: LKSC 130

“Understanding and Enhancing Recovery from Post-Stroke Aphasia”

Peter Turkeltaub, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Director, Cognitive Recovery Lab
Medical Director, Center for Aphasia Research and Rehabilitation Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery

February 19
Pediatric Critical Care Conf Room

“Development and Plasticity Following Early Brain Injury”

Patrick S. McQuillen, MD
Professor, Pediatrics and Neurology UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco
Candidate, Chief of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

4:30 – 5:30pm
770 Welch Road, #435


June 19

SCAN, the Stroke Collaborative Action Network, held a symposium on Thursday June 19, 2014. SCAN was formed in response to the Stanford Neuroscience Institute's call for Big Ideas in Neuroscience, and aims to support interdisciplinary collaborative research that will help stroke survivors.

8-8:50 Continental breakfast in Nexus cafe, there will be tables for discussions
9-12:15 Symposium in Clark Auditorium (NOTE: No food allowed in the auditorium)
9-9:15 Introductory remarks, overview of SCAN - Marion Buckwalter MD PhD
9:15-10 Introduction to Stroke, causes, clinical presentation, and consequences - Greg Albers MD. Director, Stanford Stroke Center
10-10:30  A stroke survivor's perspective of stroke and recovery - David and Janet Wilson, Q&A moderated by Maarten Lansberg MD PhD
10:30-12:15 Short talks by SCAN faculty
12:30-1:25 Lunch on LKSC lawn, between the Clark Center and LKSC
1:30-2:00 Presentations of proposed projects to the whole group, Clark Auditorium
2:15-4      Small group discussions of the projects in CCSR rooms, all are welcome
4-5   SCAN faculty only, Clark Auditorium, re-presentation of projects after discussion, and scoring of proposals