Seminar Schedule

2017 Tuesday seminar schedule (view archive)
east pavilion auditorium
bjh south, 1st floor
12:00 - 1:00 PM


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Sept 26

No Seminar:  Neuroscience Research Conference on Brain Development and Public Policy


Oct 3

The Blood Brain Barrier in Alzheimer's Disease; the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Seol-Heui Han, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology and Executive Vice-President for Medicine, Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea, and Cognitive Outcome of Cholinesterase Inhibitors in MCI
Jee-young Han, MD, MSc, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Knight ADRC, Washington University


Oct 10

Tau-PET in Preclinical AD
Stephanie Schultz, Benzinger Lab, Washington University

Oct 17

4:15 pm

12th Annual Norman R. Seay Lecture - Lessons Learned & Future Directions:  Addressing Dementia Disparities and Achieving Inclusion in Dementia Research
Monique Williams, MD, MSCI, Medical Director, VITAS Healthcare, St. Louis
*****4:15 pm To be Held in Connor Auditorium*****


Oct 24

Racial Differences and Similarities in Molecular Biomarkers for AD
John C. Morris, MD, Friedman Distinguished Professor of Neurology and Director, Knight ADRC, Washington University


Oct 31

Legacy Beliefs Across Generations: Qualitative Findings & Future Directions
Tom Meuser, PhD, Professor of Gerontology, Interim Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, UMSL


Nov 7

Tracking the Intracellular Itinerary of APP and de Novo Amyloid Beta Generation Using Fluorogenic Click Chemistry
Leah Czerniewski, Lee Lab, Washington University


Nov 14

Strategies for Increasing Rigor and Reproducibility in Research
Mae Gordon, PhD, Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Professor, Division of Biostatistics, Washington University


Nov 21

Understanding the Aging Brain: Gender, Genes, and Modifiable Lifestyle Factors
Judy Pa, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Biomedical Engineering, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California


Nov 28

New Insights into Tau Metabolism from Mass Spectrometry Analyses
Nicolas R. Barthelemy, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Bateman Lab, Washington University


Dec 5

Rapid, Remote, Repeatable, and Reliable:  Smartphone-Based “Burst” Cognitive Assessments
Jason Hassenstab, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Psychological & Brain Sciences and Director, Cognition Core, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network-Trials Unit (DIAN-TU), Washington University


Dec 12

How My Work as Part of the Knight ADRC has Shaped my Thinking About Psychiatric Illnesses
Gene Rubin, MD, PhD, Professor Of Psychiatry, Washington University


Dec 19   

No Seminar – Winter Break


Dec 26

No Seminar – Winter Break


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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.