Neurology & Neurological Sciences Conferences

Feb February 26 Mon 2018

Stanford Brain Rejuvenation Project

Monday February 26th, 1-5 PM (reception to follow)
Li Ka Shing Center, Berg Hall, Room C

John Hardy, PhD (University College London)
“Genomic analysis of neurodegenerative diseases”

David Simon, PhD (Stanford University, Tessier-Lavigne lab)
“Control of sensory axon degeneration by the neuronal cell body”

Myriam Heiman, PhD (Broad Institute and MIT)
“Molecular mechanisms underlying cell type-specific vulnerabilities in Huntington’s Disease”

Jens Brüning, PhD (Max Planck Institute)
“CNS-dependent regulation of aging and aging-related diseases"

Sponsored by the Stanford Neurosciences Institute and co-sponsored by the Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging at Stanford University

Feb February 22 Thu 2018

Information coding and calcium dynamics in hippocampal mossy fiber terminals

Katalin Tóth, PhD
Professor, CERVO Brain Research Centre, Université Laval

Thursday Feb 22nd, 2018  •• 03:45PM
Munzer Auditorium, Stanford University

Hosts: Ivan Soltesz, PhD & Michael Lin, MD PhD

Mar March 12 Mon 2018

March 12, 2018, 11am-Noon •• Munzer Auditorium, Beckman

Boosting metabolism with nicotinamide riboside: full circle from milk

Speaker:  Charles Brenner, PhD
Roy J. Carver Chair of Biochemistry
Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa

Hosted by: Katrin Andreasson, MD

Mar March 12 Mon 2018

Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuroscience Grand Rounds: Management of Common Side Effects in Cancer:  Focus on Sleep, Fatigue, and Cognition 

Oxana Palesh, PhD, MPH
Director of Research, Stanford Cancer Institute Survivorship Program
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University

Monday, March 12, 2018 | 4:00-5:00 pm | Stanford Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 401 Quarry Road, First floor, Room 1206

Mar March 14 Wed 2018

Staff Quarterly Speaker Series

Berg Hall, LKSC, Stanford, CA
11:30am-1pm - Lunch provided
Please RSVP to your department  DFA

Creativity and Innovation

Tina Seelig, PhD
Professor of the Practice, Management Science and Engineering, Stanford School of Engineering, Faculty Director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program

Mar March 24 Sat 2018

2018 Facial Pain Association Stanford Regional Conference

Time: 8:30AM - 5PM

Location: McCaw Hall, Arillaga Alumni Center, 326 Galvez Street, Stanford

Apr April 09 Mon 2018

2018 Spectrum Innovation Research Symposium

Monday, April 9, 2018 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Li Ka Shing Center, Paul Berg Hall (2nd Floor)
291 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305

Apr April 09 Mon 2018

Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Genomic Discovery Methods and Applications to Geriatric Populations

Laramie Duncan, PhD, Instructor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine

Monday, April 9, 2018 | 4:00-5:00pm | Palo Alto VA, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, Bldg 5, 4th floor, Room A432

Apr April 12 - 13 Thu-Fri 2018

Childx Symposium

April 12-13, 2018
Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center
291 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305

Apr April 17 Tue 2018

Static and dynamic properties of thalamocortical synapses in vivo

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 2:00-3:00 pm •• Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Center

Presented by Stanford Epilepsy Training Program and School of Medicine

Diego Contreras, MD, PhD
Professor, Neuroscience
University of Pennsylvania

Host: Brielle Ferguson (Huguenard Lab

May May 02 Wed 2018

Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences Career Development Awardees Mini-Symposium

8:30 - 11:45 a.m | May 2, 2018 | LKSC 101/102

Beth Mormino, PhD: Alzheimer’s disease genetic risk factors in older individuals without dementia

Karen Hirsch, MD: Post-cardiac arrest brain injury: using quantitative EEG and functional MRI to predict outcome and personalize resuscitation

Paul George, MD, PhD: Regenerative engineering to enhance neural recovery

Fiona Baumer, MD: Cortical excitability, synaptic plasticity, and learning in benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes

Keith Van Haren, MD: The human vitamin D transcriptome tells an unexpected story

Light breakfast will be available

Hosted by: Katrin Andreasson, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Research
Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences

May May 06 - 08 Sun-Tue 2018

Stanford Neurosciences Institute Retreat

Pajaro Dunes, Watsonville, California

May May 10 Thu 2018

Staff Quarterly Speaker Series

Berg Hall, LKSC, Stanford, CA
11:30am-1pm - Lunch provided
Please RSVP to your department  DFA

Personalized Medicine

Euan Ashley, MD
Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford Department of Medicine, Co-Chair of Stanford Data Science Initiative and Co-Chair of Stanford Clinical Genomics Program

May May 14 Mon 2018

Minds Wide Open

Monday, May 14, 2018 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM •• Clark Center Auditorium

Stanford Medicine and Dean Lloyd Minor invite you to a special screening of Minds Wide Open. 

This innovative film, featuring acclaimed neuroscientists, clinician investigators and moving patient stories, makes a compelling case to policy makers, philanthropists, and the public for advancing brain science and clinical solutions in order to create a better world. 

Produced by TianQiao Chen and Chrissy Luo 
Co-founders of the T&C Chen Institute

Featuring faculty from the Stanford School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Laura Roberts, MD, MA
Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD
Sergiu Pasca, MD
Nolan Williams, MD

May May 24 Thu 2018

Neuroscience and Chill

May 24, 2018, 5:05pm--6:30pm
El Cerntro Lounge

Jun June 01 Fri 2018

Bioscience and Medical Education @Stanford
The Joy of Teaching and Mentoring
Education Day & Stanford Innovations in Medical Education Conference III (SIMEC III)

Presented by The Teaching and Mentoring Academy and the Clinical Teaching Seminar Series

Friday, June 1 – Saturday, June 2, 2018
8:00am-5:00pm Friday & 8:00am-3:00pm Saturday
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge

Registration opens Wednesday, February 7

Jun June 08 Fri 2018

2018 Neuroscience Research Forum

Berg Hall, LKSC, Stanford, CA

Odette Harris, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford

Jun June 25 - 27 Mon-Wed 2018

Brain Connectivity Workshop

Founded in 2002, the Brain Connectivity Workshop (BCW) is an annual international meeting for in-depth discussions of all aspects of brain connectivity research. This meeting has a unique format in that it features short presentations, followed by intense discussion. The 17th edition of this workshop, taking place at Stanford University from June 25-27, 2018, begins with an educational day followed by two days devoted to presentations and discussions in multiple domains in relation to connectivity in both psychiatry and neurology.


Aug August 28 Tue 2018

Staff Quarterly Speaker Series

Berg Hall, LKSC, Stanford, CA
11:30am-1pm - Lunch provided
Please RSVP to your department  DFA

Curing the Incurable

Maria Grazia Roncarolo, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine

Sep September 10 Mon 2018

Frontiers in Aging

Hypothalamic inflammation in metabolic syndrome and aging

Dongsheng Cai, MD, PhD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Clark Center Auditorium •• 4pm

Sep September 18 Tue 2018

Stanford Brain Rejuvenation Project

Tuesday September 18th, 1-5 PM (reception to follow)
Li Ka Shing Center, Berg Hall, Room C

Sep September 28 Fri 2018

Education Forum: Innovations in Medical & Biosciences Education

LKSC Berg Hall


Sep September 28 - 29 Fri-Sat 2018

MSA Coalition Family Conference 2018

•• Co-hosted by Drs. Kathleen Poston & Mitchell Miglis
•• September 28th-29th, 2018
•• Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport

Oct October 05 Fri 2018

Developing Treatments for Stroke Recovery
Stanford's Fourth Annual Stroke Recovery Symposium

Clark Center Auditorium •• 8am-1pm

Oct October 08 Mon 2018

Frontiers in Aging

Interventions that prolong healthspan in Drosophila

David Walker, PhD

Munzer Auditorium •• 4pm

Oct October 09 Tue 2018

Staff Quarterly Speaker Series

Berg Hall, LKSC, Stanford, CA
11:30am-1pm - Lunch provided
Please RSVP to your department  DFA

The Importance of Teams

Tara van deer Veer
Head Coach, Stanford Women’s Basketball, 4-time National Coach of the Year, Inductee for Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame and Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

Oct October 11 Thu 2018

2018 Stanford Neurosciences Institute Symposium

Artificial Intelligence/Natural Intelligence

Li Ka Shing Center | Paul Berg Hall

Oct October 12 - 13 Fri-Sat 2018

Bridging Breakthroughs in Neuroscience from Bench to Bedside

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Stanford University

October 12-13, 2018

Oct October 15 Mon 2018

Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuroscience Grand Rounds

TBI: Challenges and Implications for Diagnosis and Intervention

Ansgar Furst, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated)

4-5pm •• Palo Alto VA, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Bldg 5, 4th floor, Rm A432

Nov November 03 Sat 2018

Parkinson's Disease Symposium

Kathleen Poston and Veronica Santini are both Faculty Speakers at this event

JW Marriott Union Square
515 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Nov November 16 Fri 2018

Inaugural 2018 CHRI Symposium

Date: Friday, November 16
Time: 8:30 am–5:00 pm
Location: Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center for Learning & Knowledge, Stanford

The Stanford Child Health Research Institute invites you to its inaugural research symposium! This event will bring together faculty, trainees, students, and postdocs to explore the latest developments and innovations in maternal and child health research. Attendees will learn about the research funded by the Institute across campus, the programs and resources available to advance research in this area, and the researchers and scientists who are making an impact in the maternal and child health community. This event will feature keynote speaker, Sean Morrison, PhD, the director of the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at the University of Texas Southwestern.

Dec December 03 Mon 2018

Stanford ADRC/Pacific Udall Center,
Distinguished Speaker Series 2018-19

Metabolic Pathways to Alzheimer’s Disease:
Novel Mechanisms and Therapeutic Implications

Suzanne Craft, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Wake Forest

Monday, December 3, 2018, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Li Ka Shing Center, Room 320


Dec December 05 Wed 2018

Stanford Parkinson’s Symposium: What’s New in Research

Stanford Bio-X James H. Clark Center Auditorium & Courtyard

Invited Speakers:

  • Helen Bronte-Stewart, MD, MSE (Stanford University)
  • Tom Clandinin, PhD (Stanford University)
  • Jun Ding, PhD (Stanford University)
  • Robert Edwards, MD (University of California San Francisco)
  • Thomas Montine, MD, PhD (Stanford University)
  • Jie Shen, PhD (Harvard Medical School)
  • Jim Surmeier, PhD (Northwestern University)
  • Zhenyu Yue, PhD (Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai)

Dec December 17 Mon 2018

Frontiers in Aging

Longevity mechanisms: lessons from long-lived mammals

Vera Gorbunova, PhD
University of Rochester

Munzer Auditorium •• 4pm