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8th Annual Meeting of the Minds - Agenda

Stroke
Friday, October 20 • 8 am to 12:30 pm

7:45 Registration and Breakfast
8:20

Welcome
Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, Senior Vice President, Health Sciences 
Dean, Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Dennis W. Choi, MD, PhD, Director, Stony Brook University Neurosciences Institute
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology, Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Moderator: Raphael Davis, MD, Co-Director, Stony Brook University Neurosciences Institute
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Stony Brook University School of Medicine

8:35 Keynote Speaker
Development of PSD95 Inhibitors for the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke: Bench to Bedside Story
Michael Tymianski, CM, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FAHA  
Professor and Head, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto
Harold and Esther Halpern Chair in Neurosurgical Stroke Research  
9:35

NMDA Receptors: A Lynchpin for Brain Disorders
Lonnie Wollmuth, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Stony Brook University School of Medicine and Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University

10:05

Randomized Clinical Trials in Ischemic Stroke: Past, Present and Future
David Fiorella MD, PhD, Director Stony Brook Cerebrovascular Center 
Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiology, Stony Brook University School of Medicine

10:35 Moderator: Lorna Role, PhD, Co-Director, Stony Brook University Neurosciences Institute
Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Stony Brook University School of Medicine
10:40

Microglia Cells Modulate Stroke Outcomes
Syliani-Anna (Stella) E. Tsirka, PhD, Professor, Pharmacological Sciences, Stony Brook University School of Medicine

11:10

Multimodality MRI Investigation of Experimental Ischemic Stroke: Novel Methods and Applications
Tim Duong, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Radiology, Stony Brook University School of Medicine

11:40 What's New in Enhancing Recovery From Stroke and Brain Injury
Andrew Goldfine, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Stony Brook University School of Medicine
12:10 Group Discussion
12:25 Closing Remarks
Ramin Parsey, MD, PhD, Co-Director, Stony Brook University Neurosciences Institute
Della Pietra Family Professor in Biomedical Imaging and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Stony Brook University School of Medicine
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