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Pediatric Neuroscience Collaboration (PNC) Tuesday Zoom Seminar

This is a multi-disciplinary neuroscience seminar that spans many subspecialties including translational modeling to better quantify brain injury and repair.

Those who would benefit in participation of this seminar:

Anyone with an interest in brain injury across the lifespan is welcome to attend. 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. 

Guest speakers are:

“Neuroimaging Studies of Brain Development in Children with Prenatal Substance Exposure” - Linda Chang, M.D., M.S., Professor and Vice Chair for Faculty Development; Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine; Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Maryland, School of Medicine

“Acetyl-L-Carnitine Neuroprotection in Developing Brain” - Mary C. McKenna, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland, School of Medicine

“Developmental Alcohol Exposure Stunts the Maturation of Multisensory Integration” - Alexandre E. Medina, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Associate Chair, Basic Science Research Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland, School of Medicine

“So Much to Learn from the Blink of an Eye: Eye Blink Conditioning Detects Cerebellar Deficits in Hypoxic Ischemic Rats” - Jaylyn Waddell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland, School of Medicine

Guest Editor:

Lauren Jantzie, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology and Neurosurgery; Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Kennedy Krieger Institute

Chat Instructions:

The chat function will only be used for asking questions to the speakers and not for real-time dialogue among audience members. Specifically, the host will 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. The host will then read them out to the speaker at the end.

Dial-in Information:

This free educational/training seminar is open to Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins staff only. Register for this event and screen share and dial-in information will be sent to you as part of your confirmation email.


Please contact Peggy Squirewell,, 443-923-9312.

Tuesday, November 24 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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