Neurology & Neurological Sciences Conferences

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.

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)

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

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 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.  

University of Michigan

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


Host: John R. Huguenard

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 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 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

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.

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

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

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.

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 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 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 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)

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

Jun June 07 Fri 2019

2019 Neuroscience Research Forum

7am-2pm, LKSC Berg Hall

Keynote Speaker: Michelle Monje, MD, PhD

June 24
Clark Center S361

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

June 27
Berg Hall

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.

August 24
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center

8th Annual Navigating Spine Care

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

September 12
Berg Hall

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.

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.  

Nov November 16 Sat 2019

Novel Strategies for Treatment of Neurologic Disorders

November 16, 2019 | 8:30am - 4:30pm
Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong