2016 Neuroscience Symposium

Neuroscience Research from Pain to Parkinson's

August 31, 2016
8:30 AM - Noon
Micheal Sorrell Center, Room 1005

To highlight a new partnership between UNMC and Purdue Pharmaceuticals, UNMC will host a half day Neuroscience Symposium to showcase the range of UNMC's portfolio of neuroscience, pain, drug discover and drug delivery research.

Schedule of Events:

8:30 AM

Opening Remarks:

Vice Chancellor for Research, Jennifer Larsen, Introduction of the program and Dr. Gold

Chancellor Jeff Gold

Purdue Pharmaceuticals Representatives

Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Dele Davies

Dean, College of Pharmacy, Courtney Fletcher

9:00 AM

Howard Gendelman, PhD, Professor and Chair, Pharmacology & Experimental Neuroscience; 

“Immune transformation for therapeutic gain in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases
9:25 AM

Karoly Mirnics, MD, PhD, Director & Professor, Munroe-Meyer Institute, Professor, Psychiatry and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology;

“Effects of prenatal maternal immune activation on the brain and behavior of the offspring” 

9:50 AM

Tatiana Bronich, PhD, Professor, College of Pharmacy,

“Center for Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery Research”

10:15 AM

Dan Monaghan, PhD, Professor, Pharmacology & Experimental Neuroscience;

“Development of NMDA Receptor allosteric modulators for treating CNS disorders.”
10:40 AM

Tony Wilson, PhD, Associate Professor, Neurological Sciences;

“Dynamic imaging of cognition and neuro-modulation in humans”
11:05 AM

Dong Wang, PhD, Professor, College of Pharmacy;

"Prodrug nanomedicine development for inflammatory diseases”
11:30 AM

Madhuri Are, MD, Associate Professor, Anesthesiology;

“Pain Management Fellowship Program and Clinical Research Program”

Noon - 12:15 PM

Wrap-up and Group Photo in the MSC Atrium Stairway

A recording of this symposium can be accessed at:  https://hml.unmc.edu/Player/3995 .

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Questions regarding the event can be addressed to Pam Welch, 9-4837 or email