Seminars and Events

Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology Seminar Series
Fall 2017

Time: Fridays, 12:00 p.m.
Location: Sanger Hall, Room 8-036
Contact: Ray Colello, PhD
Phone: 804.828.2262

Sept 15

Leah Pyter, PhD
Assistant Professor, Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research
Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health and Neuroscience
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Cancer-induced Alterations in Brain and Immunity

Sept 22

Edward D. Hall, PhD
William R. Markesbery, MD Chair in Neurotrauma Research
Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center
Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
Newer Approaches for Pharmacological Antioxidant Neuroprotection in CNS Injury

Sept 29

Douglas H. Smith, MD
Robert A. Groff Professor of Teaching and Research in Neurosurgery
Director, Center for Brain Injury and Repair
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
What Underlies Concussion?

Oct 6


Pablo Paez, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
University at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
The Role of Voltage-Gated Calcium Channels in Oligodendrocyte Development and Myelination

Oct 13

Anthony Kline, PhD
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Associate Director of Rehabilitation Research at the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Therapies after Experimental Traumatic Brain Injury: Some Work, Some Worsen

Oct 20

Audrey Lafrenaye, PhD
Assistant Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Trpm4 Expression following Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury: Harbinger of Death or Mediator of Cellular Swelling?

Oct 27

David Brody, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Director, Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine
The USUHS/NIH Military Traumatic Brain Injury Research Group
Amyloid Beta and Tau Pathologies after Traumatic Brain Injury in Experimental Animal Models: Implications for Neurodegeneration

Nov 3

Tanja Jovanovic, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine
Trauma Exposure and Neurobiology of Fear in Adults and Children

Dec 1


Andy Hudmon, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Title to Be Announced

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