New Insights in ALS Research

Date: 

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 1:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Aremenise Amphitheater, Harvard Medical School & Modell Atrium

Featuring Talks by Drs. James Berry, Clifford Woolf, Bruce Bean, Junying Yuan and Robin Reed

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Designing Clinical Studies to Facilitate ALS Research
James Berry, MD, MPH

ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital

Characterizing ALS disease mechanisms, one cell at a time
Clifford Woolf, MD, PhD

Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center, Boston Children’s Hospital

Pharmacological regulation of motor neuron firing in a mouse model of ALS
Bruce Bean, PhD

Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

Targeting RIPK1 as an axonal protective strategy in ALS: from basic cell biology and human clinical studies
Junying Yuan, PhD

Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School

RNA binding proteins in ALS
Robin Reed, PhD

Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School

Talks will be approximately 1:00 to 4:30pm in Armenise Amphitheater, with reception till 5:30pm in adjacent Modell Atrium