March 6-8, 2014

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Neurobiology and Neurology of Highly Skilled Motor Performance in Musicians

Schmitt Program on Integrative Brain Research (SPIBR)
Neurobiology and Anatomy Department
Thursday, March 6 - Saturday, March 8, 2014
Registration for this event is closed

Program of the event

3:50 PM 3:50 PM
THURSDAY March 6, 2014 - University of Rochester Medical Center
4:00 PM 4:00 PM
Eckart Altenmüller, MDInstitite of Music Physiology and Musician's Medicine Hannover University of Music, Drama, and Media
Keynote - Neuroscience Colloquium "Sensory-motor learning and movement disorders in musicians"
Class of ´62 Auditorium
5:00 PM 5:00 PM
7:00 AM 7:00 AM
FRIDAY March 7, 2014 - Memorial Art Gallery - M&T Ballroom
7:30 AM 7:30 AM
8:15 AM 8:15 AM
8:30 AM 8:30 AM
Amy Bastian, PhD, PTProfessor of Neuroscience and Neurology, Johns Hopkins University
Understanding and Optimizing Human Motor Learning
9:20 AM 9:20 AM
Marc Schieber, MD, PhDProfessor of Neurology, University of Rochester
How does the brain control the fingers? It ain't what you think
10:05 AM 10:05 AM
10:20 AM 10:20 AM
Helene Polatajko, PhD, BOTProfessor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto
Cognitive Approach to Rehabilitation in Motor Disorders
11:10 AM 11:10 AM
Jonathan Mink, MD PhDProfessor of Neurology, University of Rochester
Basal Ganglia Mechanisms of Preventing Unwanted Movements
12:00 PM 12:00 PM
Presentations Included
1:30 PM 1:30 PM
Richard Barbano, MDProfessor of Neurology, University of Rochester
Introduction to Dystonia and Its Treatment
2:20 PM 2:20 PM
Steven Frucht, MDProfessor of Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Clinical Aspects of Dystonia in Musicians
3:10 PM 3:10 PM
3:30 PM 3:30 PM
Joel Perlmutter, MDProfessor of Neurology, Washington University
Functional Imaging of Dystonia
4:20 PM 4:20 PM
Mark Hallett, MDChief, Laboratory of Motor Control, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
Sensory Processing and Plasticity in Focal Dystonia
5:59 PM 5:59 PM
FRIDAY Night Events
6:00 PM 6:00 PM
Reception / dinner
Max at Eastman Place
8:00 PM 8:00 PM
Concert (special performance - open for public)
Eastman School of Music
8:00 AM 8:00 AM
SATURDAY March 8, 2014 - Eastman School of Music - Kilbourn Hall
8:30 AM 8:30 AM
9:00 AM 9:00 AM
Nicholas Goluses, DMAProfessor of Guitar, Eastman School of Music
9:15 AM 9:15 AM
Psyche Loui, PhDAssistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Behavior, Wesleyan University
Action and Perception in the Musical Brain
9:55 AM 9:55 AM
Phillip Pearl, MDProfessor of Neurology, Harvard University
Neurological Problems in Famous Musicians: In Words and Music
10:55 AM 10:55 AM
Susanne Callan-Harris, PT, MS, LLCCUniversity Health Service, URMC
Strategies for Injury Prevention and Performance Enhancement
11:55 AM 11:55 AM
Closing Remarks

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