Seminar Schedule

2018 Tuesday seminar schedule (view archive)
east pavilion auditorium
bjh south, 1st floor
12:00 - 1:00 PM


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Jan 2

Sleep and Its Interaction with Tau Pathology in the Brain and Tau Protein in the ISF
Jerrah Holth, PhD, Holtzman Lab, Washington University


Jan 9

Circular RNAs in Alzheimers Disease Brain Tissues
Umber Dube, MSTP Student, Cruchaga Lab, Washington University


Jan 16

The Unfulfilled Promise of Advance Care Planning in Dementia
Tim Holden, MD, Knight ADRC Fellow, Washington University


Jan 23

Targeting the AD-Associated Risk Gene, TREM2, with Antisense Oligonucleotides
Kathleen Schoch, PhD, Miller Lab, Washington University


Jan 30

Non-pharmacological Dementia Intervention: Local Translational Efforts
Jill Cigliana, MSOT, OTR/L, Program Director, Memory Care Home Solutions


Feb 6

Carlos Cruchaga, PhD, Washington University


Feb 13

Anti-apoE Antibodies Reduced Amyloid Pathology by Active Recruitment of Microglia in APPPS1- 21/apoE4 Mice
Monica Xiong, Holtzman Lab, Washington University


Feb 20

African Admixture. Implications for Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer Disease.
Jorge J Llibre Guerra, MD, MSc, Cognitive and Behavior Unit, National Institute of Neurology, La Habana,
Senior Atlantic Fellow, Memory and Aging Center, UCSF Memory and Aging Center


Feb 27

Genetic Counseling Issues in Testing for Alzheimer's Disease
Tomi L. Toler, MS, CGC, Certified Genetic Counselor, Washington University


March 6

Clinical Translational Science Support Available for Knight ADRC Investigators
Susan Stark, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy and Neurology and
Betsy Keath, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences,
ICTS Translational Research Program Officer, Washington University


March 13

Exercise and Mindfulness Training in Older Adults:  An Opportunity to Delay the Onset of Dementia?
Eric Lenze, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Washington University


March 20

Making a Difference for Persons with Dementia: Cognitive Stimulation Therapy
John E. Morley, MB, BCh, Dammert Professor of Gerontology, Chair, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine and Marla Berg-Weger, PhD, LCSW, Professor, Executive Director, Gateway Geriatric Education Center, Saint Louis University School of Social Work


March 27

Trem2: Key to Microglial Fitness in Alzheimer Disease
Tyler K. Ulland MS, PhD, Colonna Lab, Washington University


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SPONSORED BY:  This activity is being sponsored by Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education.


ACCREDITATION: Washington University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


CREDIT:  Washington University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


DISCLOSURE POLICY:  It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  All faculty participating in this activity are expected to disclose to the audience any financial interest or other relationship he/she has with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) discussed in an educational presentation. All physicians’ disclosures were reported and are indicated with their presentations.  Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations.


Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients.  All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.


These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters.  The presenters’ views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine.  Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education is the sponsor for CME credits.