Frontiers in Clinical Neuroscience Plenary Session Focuses on Translational Research

March 1, 2010

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Four noted researchers will outline their recent findings focused on translational research in relation to clinical issues of importance at the Frontiers in Clinical Neuroscience Plenary Session. The session, to be held on Thursday, April 15, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Exhibit Hall FG of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, will be moderated by Stefan M. Pulst, MD, FAAN, chair, Science Committee and Scientific Program Subcommittee. It is free and open to all Annual Meeting participants.

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The four featured lectures are:

Reflections on Memory: What Neurosurgical Patients Have Taught Us
Brenda Milner, PhD Montreal Neurological Institute / Montreal, QC, Canada

Clinical Spectrum and Cellular Mechanisms of Autoimmunity to NMDA and Other Synaptic Receptors
Josep O. Dalmau, MD, PhD University of Pennsylvania / Philadelphia, PA

Stroke and Alzheimer Disease: Fellow Travelers or Partners in Crime?
Vladimir Hachinski, MD, DSc, FAAN University of Western Ontario / London, ON, Canada

Neurologists Listening to Neurons: Intracortically Based Brain-Computer Interfaces
Leigh R. Hochberg, MD, PhD Harvard Medical School; Brown University / Boston, MA; Providence, RI

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