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Pediatric Neuroscience Collaboration (PNC) Tuesday Seminar Series

Seminar Description:

This Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI) and Johns Hopkins University (JHU) collaborative educational/training and multi-disciplinary neuroscience seminar series spans many subspecialties including translational modeling to better quantify brain injury and repair.

Welcomed Participants:

All KKI and JHU staffs with an interest in brain injury across the lifespan are welcome to participate.  Clinicians, Scientists and trainees from Neurology, Developmental Medicine, Neuropsychology, Psychiatry, Rehab Medicine, Anesthesia & Critical Care, Neonatology, Neurosurgery, Neuropathology, Pediatrics and Neuroscience across KKI and JHU are regular participants in this seminar series. 

Topics and Guest Speakers:

“Nipping Disease in the Bud: Discovery of Novel nSMase2 Inhibitors for CNS Disorders” – Raina Rais, Ph.D., Director Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics, Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery; Associate Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine

“Role and Therapeutic Modulation of Microglia in Retinopathy of Prematurity” Elia J. Duh, M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine

“Biodegradable Polymeric Nanoparticles to Treat Pediatric Brain Cancer” Jordan J. Green, Ph.D., Director, Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Laboratory, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine

Guest Host:

Kannan Rangaramanujam, Ph.D., Arnall Patz Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology Co-Director, Center for Nanomedicine at Wilmer Eye Institute Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine

Chat Instructions:

Unless otherwise indicated, the chat function is only for directing your questions to the speakers and not for real-time dialogue among audience members. Specifically, the host may choose to read the questions posed to the speaker at the end of the presentation.  When you are asking a question, please write your name, affiliation and position as well as the question you have via chat.

Registration Instructions:

You have the option to register at the right of this screen or by contacting Peggy Squirewell directly at 443-923-9312 regarding this event.  Promotional code not needed.  Once you have chosen one ticket, continue to click until you receive an on-screen confirmation.  Screen share and dial-in information will be sent to you as part of your confirmation email.

Tuesday, April 27 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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