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Neuroimmunology Seminar Series

Location: Meyer 1-191 Conference Room

Day/Time: Tuesdays, 1:30pm - 2:30pm (~ 2 seminars each month, Sep - Jun)

SEMINARS 2015 - 2016

June 10, 2016
Nicoline Schiess, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology, JHU
Director, MS Center, Tawam Hospital, United Arab Emirates, JHMI
Title: "MS in the UAE: Unusual Features"

May 31, 2016
David J. Hackam, M.D., Ph.D., FACS
Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Johns Hopkins University
Garrett Professor of Pediatric Surgery
Surgeon in Chief and Co-Director, Bloomberg Children's Center, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Title: "Cerebral Effects of Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis: Animal Models, Clinical Correlates, and the Role of Toll-Like Receptors"

May 10, 2016
Peter Calabresi, M.D., Professor of Neurology
Director, Division of Neuroimmunology & Neurological Infections
Department of Neurology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Title: "Myelin Repair for Multiple Sclerosis"

April 26, 2016
Amanda Brown, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Title: “The HIV-Osteopontin-HAND Triad: Inflammation and Neuronal Injury in the Brain”

April 12, 2016
Judith Grinspan, Ph.D., Research Professor of Neurology
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Title: "Going Beyond the Virus: Oligodendrocyte Pathology in HIV-associated Neurocognitive Disorders"

March 22, 2016
Makoto Inoue, Ph.D., Research Scientist
Department of Immunology
Duke University School of Medicine
Title: “Molecular mechanisms to develop IFNβ-sensitive and IFNβ-resistant subtypes of EAE, a multiple sclerosis animal model”

March 8, 2016
David Benavides, M.D., Ph.D.
Research and Clinical Fellow, Department of Neurology
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Title: "Antibody-Mediated Signaling in a Cellular Model of Autoimmune Encephalitis"

March 1, 2016
Francisco J. Quintana, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology
Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Title: "Regulation of CNS Inflammation"

February 23, 2016
Charles Abrams, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology and Rehabilitation
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Title: "Connexins in Diseases of White Matter"

February 9, 2016
Raphaela Goldbach-Mansky, M.D., M.H.S., Acting Chief
Translational Autoinflammatory Disease Section, NIH/NIAMSD
Title: "Differences in inflammatory organ manifestations in IL-1 and IFN mediated autoinflammatory diseases..... Including the CNS"

January 19, 2016
Lawrence Rajendran, Ph.D., Co-Director and Assistant Professor, Velux Stiftung Assistant Professor
University of Zurich, Division of Psychiatry Research
Title: "Cellular Complexity Underlying Alzheimer's Disease"

January 12, 2016
Varun Sethi, M.D., Postdoctoral Visiting Fellow
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Division of Intramural Research
Title: "Slowly Eroding Lesions in MS"

December 15, 2015
Jennifer Orthmann-Murphey, M.D., Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
Johns Hopkins University, Division of Neuroimmunology and Neurological Infections
Title: "In vivo Imaging of Cortical Demyelination and Remyelination"

December 8, 2015
Charles Bailey, D.V.M., Dipl. AVCP, Research Associate in Neurodegenerative Disease
The Scripps Institute, Department of Immunobiology and Microbial Sciences
Title: "TREM2 is a Receptor for ApoE"

December 1, 2015
Shiv Saidha, M.B.B.Ch., Assistant Professor of Neurology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Title: "Optical Coherence Tomography in MS; retinal pathology reflects global CNS disturbances"

October 22, 2015 (Thursday)
Hong Jiang, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology
University of Miami School of Medicine
Title: "In vivo Characterization of Retinal Microvascular Network in Multiple Sclerosis"

September 1, 2015
Mark P. Mattson, Ph.D., Senior Investigator
Chief, Laboratory of Neurosciences and
Chief, Cellular and Molecular Neurosciences Section
National Institutes of Health / National Institute on Aging (NIH/NIA)
Title: "Intermittent Bioenergetic Challenges Suppress Neuroinflammation"

September 15, 2015
Ann Ragin, Ph.D., Research Professor in Radiology
Northwestern University in Chicago
Title: "Findings from the Chicago Early HIV Infection Study"

 September 22, 2015
Matthew Schindler, M.D. Clinical Fellow
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Title: "Neuroimaging Findings in Disorders of Systemic Immune Dysregulation"

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