Dr. Green’s seminal work using specific CSF1R inhibitors to deplete microglia from the mouse brain has helped answer some key questions in the microglia field. His research published in Neuron, Brain and the Journal of Neuroscience has shown:
Speaker: Tomoko Ohyama
Speaker: Scott Holmes
Panel Discussion and Reception
- Guy Rouleau, MD, PhD, Director, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
- Aled Edwards, PhD, Director, Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC)
- Keisuke Hirai, PhD, Senior Director, CNS Operations, CNS Drug Discovery Unit - Takeda Pharmaceuticals
- Akiyoshi Kunug, PhD, Director CNS Drug Discovery Unit- Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Edward Fon, MD, Scientific Director, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Speaker: Ken Nakamura, University of California
Host: Ted Fon
Speaker: Cynthia Solek
Speaker: Claire Benard, UQAM
Host: Tim Kennedy
Speaker: Katie Lavigne
This year’s Epilepsy Day will discuss the current status, gaps, and future perspectives of epilepsy surgery in general and Quebec in particular. A panel of experts will tackle important issues including indications, innovative approaches, and clinical outcomes, both in pediatric and adult patients with difficult-to-treat epilepsies. Poster presentations will feature ongoing research from academic centers across the Province, providing an opportunity for more interactions and discussions.
The K.A.C. Elliott Named Lecture, "Mechanism of Episodic Memories" will be delivered by Susumu Tonegawa, Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, Director, RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics, Director, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Principal Investigator, Tonegawa Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA. A reception will follow.
The Neuro and McGill University are pleased to host Dr. Juan S. Bonifacino, Ph.D., Associate Scientific Director, Cell Biology and Neurobiology Branch (CBNB) of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH).