Neurology & Neurological Sciences Conferences

Dec December 17 Tue 2019

Stanford Brain Rejuvenation Project Mini-symposium

December 17, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Li Ka Shing Center, Berg Hall, Room A
Reception to follow

Gloria Choi, PhD
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Neuroimmune interactions shaping social behavior”

Monther Abu-Remaileh, PhD
Stanford University
“The molecular basis of lysosomal dysfunction in neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis”

Michael Heneka, MD
University of Bonn
“Does innate immunity contribute to neurodegenerative disease?”

Cynthia Kenyon, PhD
“Aging and longevity: A look to the future”

Dec December 12 Thu 2019

Dopamine, striatal circuits and reward learning

Patricia Janak, PhD
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor,
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences; and Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Host: John Huguenard, PhD

12:00pm to 1:00pm Clark Center Auditorium

Dec December 06 - 07 Fri-Sat 2019

Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Current Advances in Treatment and Recommendations for Evaluation and Rehabilitation

Dec December 05 Thu 2019

SLM-based methods for 3D control and imaging in the brain

Darcy Peterka, PhD
Senior Scientist and Director of Cellular Imaging in the Zuckerman
Mind Brain Behavior Institute and Director of Technologies, NeuroTechnology Center,
Columbia University

Host: Jun Ding, PhD

12:00pm to 1:00pm Clark Center Auditorium

Dec December 02 Mon 2019

Innate and adaptive immunity in Parkinson Disease

David Standaert, PhD
Professor of Neurology
Director, Alabama Udall CenterUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham

4-5pm - Li Ka Shing Center, Room 130

Nov November 14 Thu 2019

The many layers of touch

Randy Bruno, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University

Host: Lu Chen

12:00pm to 1:00pm Clark Center Auditorium

Nov November 16 Sat 2019

Stanford Parkinson's Research in Neuromodulation for Gait Study Kick-off Meeting

"Closed Loop DBS for Gait Impairment  and Freezing of Gait"
Helen Bronte-Stewart, MD, MSE

Saturday, November 16, 2019  9:30am-11:30am

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center (213 Quarry Road, Palo Alto, CA 94305)

Nov November 07 Thu 2019

Promoting cognitive & neural system recovery in early phases of psychotic iIllness

Sophia Vinogradov, MD
Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota

12:00pm to 1:00pm Clark Center Auditorium

Oct October 31 Thu 2019

Building and rebuilding the retina and hypothalamus one cell at a time

Seth Blackshaw, PhD
Professor of Neuroscience,  Johns Hopkins University

12:00pm to 1:00pm Clark Center Auditorium

Oct October 31 Thu 2019

Building and rebuilding the retina and hypothalamus one cell at a time

Seth Blackshaw, PhD
Professor of Neuroscience,  Johns Hopkins University

12:00pm to 1:00pm Clark Center Auditorium

Oct October 24 Thu 2019

Circadian regulation of sleep and arousal in flies and mice

Mark Wu, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology, 
Johns Hopkins University

12:00pm to 1:00pm Clark Center Auditorium

Oct October 17 Thu 2019

Probing the role of the extended amygdala circuits in motivated behavior

Thomas Kash, PhD
John Andrews Distinguished Professor,
Department of Pharmacology,
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

12:00pm to 1:00pm Clark Center Auditorium

Oct October 10 Thu 2019

Neuron-glia signaling after nervous system injury

Marc Freeman, PhD
Director and Senior Scientist,
Vollum Institute at Oregon Health & Science University

Host: Michelle Monje, MD, PhD

12:00pm to 1:00pm Clark Center Auditorium

Oct October 08 Tue 2019

2019 State of Stanford Medicine

12-1pm Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center
Join Dean Lloyd Minor and CEOs David Entwistle and Paul King for the anual State of Stanford Medicine

Oct October 07 Mon 2019

2019 LGBTQ+ Forum

Li Ka Shing, Berg Hall

Theme: Connections.  We are hoping to foster connections and relationships amongst members of the LGBTQ+ community, and also with their allies in the School of Medicine, SHC, and LPCH.  

Oct October 04 Fri 2019

Motor and Cognitive Outcomes
Stanford’s 5th Annual Stroke Recovery Symposium

Friday October 4, 2019 | 8am –1pm

Oct October 03 Thu 2019

High channel count electrophysiology, hardware data analysis and scaling: Can we record from the “whole brain”?

Timothy Harris, PhD
Janelia Senior Fellow,
Janelia Research Campus - HHMI

12:00pm to 1:00pm Clark Center Auditorium

Sep September 12 Thu 2019

The Poisoning of Jane Stanford

Laura Jones
Director of Heritage Services and Special Projects, University Archaeologist at Stanford University, and Amy J. Blue award winner.

Aug August 24 Sat 2019

8th Annual Navigating Spine Care

 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM, The Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Palo Alto, CA

Jun June 27 Thu 2019

Forgive for Good

Dr. Frederic Luskin
Director of the Stanford Forgiveness Projects, an ongoing series of workshops and research projects that investigate the effectiveness of his forgiveness methods on a variety of populations.

Jun June 24 Mon 2019

Circuit-based interventions targeting the dentate gyrus rescue epilepsy-associated cognitive dysfunction

Douglas A. Coulter, PhD
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Neuroscience
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine and the Research Institute at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Jun June 07 Fri 2019

2019 Neuroscience Research Forum

7am-2pm, LKSC Berg Hall

Keynote Speaker: Michelle Monje, MD, PhD

Jun June 03 Mon 2019

Understanding and correcting energy failure in neurodegeneration

June 3, 2019 - 4:00 - 5:00pm, Li Ka Shing Center, Room 320

Ken Nakamura, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology
University of California, San Francisco

May May 29 Wed 2019

Stanford Brain Rejuvenation Project Mini-Symposium

May 29th, 1-5 PM (reception to follow) •• LKSC Berg Hall, Room C

“Meningeal immunity and lymphatics in brain health, aging and disease”
Jonathan Kipnis, PhD (University of Virginia)

“Uncovering genetic modulators of Antibody-Drug Conjugate toxicity”
Kimberly Tsui (Stanford University, Bassik Lab)

“Maintaining proteostasis: The pathways and principles of protein quality control”
Judith Frydman, PhD (Stanford University)

“The genetic and epigenetic basis of economy”
Christopher Gregg, PhD (University of Utah)

May May 21 Tue 2019

Kensington Place at Redwood City and Bloomingdale’s invite you to...

Cure. Care. Prevent.
A brain health discussion and Alzheimer’s education summit

Dr. Frank M. Longo, Chair, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, will moderate a team of four leading neurologists from Stanford Medicine Department of Neurology.

TUESDAY, MAY 21st • 5:30 – 6:30pm
Bloomingdale’s Department Store
1 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304

or call 650-363-9200.

May May 13 Mon 2019

Department of Biology Seminar: Protein Synthesis at Neuronal Syapses

Erin Schuman
Max Planck Institute for Brain Research

Clark Auditorium - 4pm

May May 13 Mon 2019

Frontiers in Aging

Nutrient signaling mechanisms that influence aging

Keith Blackwell, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School

Munzer Auditorium •• 4pm

May May 07 Tue 2019

2019 Stanford Neurology Alumni Reception

Annual reception for our alumni network of excellence will be held during the AAN meeting in Philadelphia from 5:30-7:30pm on Tuesday, May 7.

Apr April 15 Mon 2019

Frontiers in Aging

Stressing hematopoietic stem cells to age

Isabel Beerman, PhD
NIH, Translational Gerontology Branch/
Epigenetics and Stem Cell Aging Unit

Munzer Auditorium• • 4pm

Mar March 22 Fri 2019

Department of Biology Seminar: Neural circuitry of controlling internal states and innate behaviors

David Anderson
California Institute of Technology

Clark Auditorium - 4pm

Mar March 01 - 03 Fri-Sun 2019

CNS Updates in Neurology

Includes talks by Frank Longo, Robert Fisher, Jeffrey Dunn, John Day, Meredith Barad, Gary Steinberg, and Casey Halpern.

This is a CME event.

Feb February 26 Tue 2019

The epileptic brain: from the mathematics of seizure dynamics to a clinical trial

Christophe Bernard, PhD
Institut de Neurosciences des Systèmes
Aix-Marseille Université, France

Tuesday Feb 26th, 2019 - 01:30PM
Li Ka Shing Center (LKSC)
LK130 Classroom

Special Seminar Sponsored by the Epilepsy Training Program and Department of Neurosurgery
Host: Ivan Soltesz, PhD

Feb February 25 Mon 2019

Department of Biology Seminar: Sensory representation in the Drosophila Brain

Sophie Caron
Assistant Professor at the University of Utah, School of Biological Sciences

4-5pm Clark Center Auditorium

Feb February 11 Mon 2019

Targeting neural circuits to address pain and opioid addiction

Xiaoke Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology at Stanford University

4-5pm, Clark Center Auditorium

Feb February 08 Fri 2019

Being Different Puts You Out of Sync: Voltage Gated Sodium Channel Diversity and Epilepsy

A SPECIAL SEMINAR Presented by Stanford Epilepsy Training Program and Neurology Dept.  

Neurosciences, University of Michigan

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH, 2019,  11:00 to 12 noon


Host: John R. Huguenard

Feb February 04 Mon 2019

Frontiers in Aging

New strategies for accelerating regeneration

Nadia Rosenthal, PhD, FMedSci, FAAHMS
The Jackson Laboratory

Munzer Auditorium •• 4pm

Feb February 01 Fri 2019

Stanford Brain Rejuvenation Project
Mini - Symposium

"Innate DNA sensing: Expanding roles in immunity and inflammation"
Andrea Ablasser, PhD
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

"Epigenomic regulation of neural stem cell aging"
Robin Yeo
Stanford University (Brunet Lab)

"Therapeutic dissolution of aberrant phases by nuclear-import receptors"
James Shorter, PhD
University of Pennsylvania 

"A surprising link between lysosomal and RNA biology in ALS pathogenesis"
Michael Ward, MD, PhD
National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH

Jan January 25 Fri 2019

Maternal and Child Health Research Institute Seminar Series

Neurological Sciences

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, Room # 101

Gerald Grant, MD, FACS - Associate Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and, by courtesy, of Neurology & Neurological Sciences; Recipient of Transdisciplinary Initiative Program Award (FY14) and Arline and Pete Harman Faculty Scholar Award (FY16)

Fan Yang, PhD - Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, and of Bioengineering; Recipient of Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health Faculty Scholar (FY14)

Jan January 11 Fri 2019

Faculty Retreat

Department of Neurology & Neurological Sciences half-day Faculty Retreat.  The retreat will be held in Tresidder Union from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on January 11, 2019.