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Logo for Symposium March 20146 March 2014


Neurobiology and Neurology of Highly Skilled Motor Performance in Musicians



Key speaker: Eckart Altenmüller, M.D., Director Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians' Medicine, Hannover University, President of the German Society for Music Physiology and Musician's Medicine.


Guest speakers: Amy Bastian, Ph.D., P.T. - Johns Hopkins University; Helene Polatajko, Ph.D., B.O.T. - University of Toronto; Steven Frucht, M.D. - Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Joel Perlmutter, M.D. - Washington University; Mark Hallett, M.D. - National Institutes of Health; Psyche Loui, Ph.D. - Wesleyan University; Phillip Pearl, M.D. - George Washington University; Susanne Callan-Harris, P.T., M.S., LLCC - Callan-Harris Physical Therapy

URMC speakers: Marc Schieber, M.D., Ph.D.; Jonathan Mink, M.D., Ph.D.; Richard Barbano, M.D.


Logo for Symposium October 20108 October 2010


Got Memory? Neuroinflammation and Cognitive Dysfunction in Chronic Disease and Aging



Guest speakers: Marina Lynch, Ph.D., Trinity College; Staci Bilbo, Ph.D., Duke University; Howard Gendelman, M.D., University of Nebraska.


URMC speakers: M. Kerry O'Banion, M.D., Ph.D.; William Bowers, Ph.D.; Harris Gelbard, M.D., Ph.D.


Logo for Symposium October 200816-17 October 2008


Sensory Integration in Navigation and Communication



Guest speakers: Jennifer Groh, Duke University; Lee Miller, University of California, Davis; Charles Schroeder, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research; Mark Wallace, Vanderbilt University.


URMC speakers: Greg DeAngelis; Charles Duffy; William O’Neill; Lizabeth Romanski

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29 September 2006


Spinal Cord Injury Research: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms to Promote Neuronal Growth and Glial Reconstruction



Guest speakers: John W. McDonald, MD, PhD, Kennedy Krieger Institute; Steven Davies, PhD, Baylor College; Marie Filbin, PhD, Hunter College; Neville Hogan, PhD, MIT.


URMC speakers: Roman Giger, PhD; Maiken Nedergaard, MD, DMSc; Mark Noble, PhD; Steven Goldman, MD, PhD


Logo for Symposium September 200423 September 2004


Neural Control of Coordinated Action



Guest speakers: Andrew B. Schwartz, PhD, University of Pittsburgh; John F. Kalaska, PhD, University of Montreal; David L. Sparks, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine;W. Thomas Thach, PhD, Washington University.


URMC speakers: Edward Freedman, PhD; Greg Gdowski, PhD; Martha Johnson Gdowski, PhD; Daeyeol Lee, PhD; Jonathan Mink, MD, PhD; Marc Schieber, MD, PhD


Logo for 23 April 200423 April 2004


Immune and Inflammatory Responses in the Central Nervous System



Guest speakers: Etty Benveniste, Ph.D., University of Alabama-Birmingham; William Hickey, M.D., Dartmouth Medical School; Richard Ransohoff, M.D., Case Western Reserve University; Joan Goverman, Ph.D, University of Washington.


URMC speakers: Berislav Zlokovic, MD, PhD; Benjamin Segal, MD


Logo for 18 October 200218 October 2002


Cellular Approaches to the Understanding of CNS Development, Damage, and Repair



Guest speakers: Michael Beattie, PhD, Ohio State University; Jeffrey D. Macklis, MD, D.HST, Harvard University; Robert Miller, PhD, Case Western Reserve University; Derek Van der Kooy, PhD, University of Toronto.


URMC speakers: Mark Noble, PhD; Margot Mayer-Pröschel, PhD; Howard Federoff, MD, PhD