Thursday, February 22, 2007:
Dr. Chip Gerfen '75
Laboratory of Systems Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health
Title: "Rebirth of Neuroanatomy: New genetic approaches to study neural circuits"
Thursday, March 1, 2007:
Dr. Robert J. Ferrante
Professor of Neurology, Pathology, and Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine
Director of Experimental Neuropathology, Bedford Veterans Administration Medical Center
Title: "Emerging Therapeutic Strategies in Huntington s Disease: Alternative Drugs From The Medicine Cabinet"
Thursday, March 15, 2007:
Dr. Robert Brown, Jr. [Evening lecture]
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Director, Day Neuromuscular Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital
Note time and place: 7:30 PM, Cole Assembly Room, Converse Hall
Title: "How did Lou Gehrig Die? A medical journey from the bedside to the bench and back."
Thursday, March 29, 2007
Dr. Autumn Klein '93
Chief Resident, Partners Neurology
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital
Title: "Sex and Hormones: Women's Issues in Epilepsy"
Thursday, April 5, 2007:
Dr. Robert Fox '91
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve Medical School
Staff Neurologist and Medical Director, Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis, Cleveland Clinic
Title: Picturing Multiple Sclerosis: Using MRI to Understand Multiple Sclerosis Therapies
Thursday, April 12, 2007:
Dr. Robert Friedlander
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Associate Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Title: "Role of caspase cell death pathways in cerebral ischemia"
Thursday, May 3:
Dr. Karl Kieburtz '80
Professor, Departments of Neurology and Community and Preventative Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Title: "Tranlational Experimental Therapeutics - Can We Get There From Here?"