“Pathways Towards and Away From Brain Health”
A Symposium in honor of Mark Mattson’s contributions to science (so far…)

CeLS

Johns Hopkins University Mountcastle Auditorium
June 3rd 2019

REGISTRATION

Registration

Registration Deadline: May 1st 2019

SPEAKERS

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

Monday, June 3rd 2019

0800 - 0830

REGISTRATION

0830 - 0845 Opening remarks - Nigel Greig
0845 - 0930 Keynote speaker - Sol Snyder: Perspectives on Neuromodulators
0930 - 1000

Plenary speaker 1 - Allan Butterfield: Intersection of Oxidative Damage in Brain Indexed by HNE-bound Proteins, Glucose Dysmetabolism,
and Alzheimer Disease: Key Players in Neurodegeneration and Progression of This Dementing Disorder

1000 - 1020

Speaker 1 - Alexis Stranahan: Interleukin 1beta links visceral adipose inflammasome induction and cognitive deficits in obesity

1020 - 1040

Tea Break

1040 - 1100

Speaker 2 - Justin Lathia: High-fat diet inhibits production of a novel tumor-suppressor to enhance glioblastoma disease aggression

1100 - 1120

Speaker 3 - Eitan Okun: A role for L-lactate in exercise-induced adult hippocampal Neurogenesis

1120 - 1140

Speaker 4 - Katsutoshi Furukawa: What I learnt from Dr. Mark Mattson

1140 - 1200

Speaker 5 - Dong Gyu Jo: Regulation of BACE1 Alzheimer's Disease

1140 - 1220

Speaker 6 - Carsten Culmsee: Mitochondrial mechanisms as convergence points in neuronal cell death

1220 - 1230

Mark’s life by Roy Cutler/Simon

1230 - 1330

Lunch break

1330 - 1400

Plenary Speaker 2 - Norman Haughey/Jonathan Geiger: A tale of two Mattsons

1400 - 1420

Speaker 7 - Wenzhen Duan: Therapeutics and Biomarker Development for Huntington's Disease

1420 - 1440

Speaker 8 - Jaewon Lee: You are what you eat: Neurogenic modulation by dietary phytochemicals

1440 - 1500

Speaker 9 - Rafa de Cabo: Impact of intermittent fasting on health, aging and disease

1500 - 1520

Speaker 10 - Steven Barger: Pseudo-Diabetes in Neurodegenerative Disease: It’s All in Your Head

1520 - 1540

Coffee break

1540 - 1600

Speaker 11 Thiruma V. Arumugam: Intermittent Metabolic Switching and Ageing

1600 - 1620

Speaker 12 - Krisztina Marosi: Alternate day fasting increases metabolic efficiency and endurance capacity

1620 - 1640

Speaker 13 - Benjamin Sredni: Novel Tellurium compounds in immunotherapy of cancer

1640 - 1700

Speaker 14 - Virginia Smith-Swintosky: Lessons Learned from a Master Gardener

1700 - 1720

Speaker 15 - Will Bohr: DNA damage leads to mitochondrial dysfunction and neurodegeneration

1720 - 1740

Speaker 16 - Qing Guo: Cytoprotective Mechanisms in Diabetic Complications

1740 - 1800

MARK MATTSON’s Point of View (Mark Mattson)

1800 - 1815

Closing Remarks - Aiwu Cheng/ Ruiqian Wan

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

 

Prof Norman Haughey

Prof Dong-Gyu Jo

Prof Jaewon Lee

A/Prof Wenzhen Duan

Dr Srinivasulu Chigurupati

A/Prof Justin Lathia

Dr Aiwu Cheng

Dr Roy Cutler

Dr Ruiqian Wan

Dr Razwan Mughal

Dr Simonetta Camandola

A/Prof Alexis Stranahan

A/Prof Thiruma Arumugam

A/Prof Sung-Chun Tang

Dr Sic L Chan