Hosts and Presenters

Monday, October 15, 2018

Bridging the Translational Divide: From Spinal Mechanisms to Potential New Therapeutic Approaches

Proclamation of BHAW with Mayor Jim Watson

Eve TsaiMD, PhD, FRCSC, CIP, Neurosurgeon, Clinician Scientist Associate Scientist, Neuroscience Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Ottawa

Michael Hildebrand, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Carleton University

Cory Harris, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, uOttawa

Tara Jeji, MD, MBA, Program Director, Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation

Tuan Bui, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, uOttawa - Moderator

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Innovations in Neuromuscular Disease and ALS Research and Clinical Care

Robin Parks, PhD, Senior Scientist, Regenerative Medicine Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, uOttawa, Director of PhD Research, Department of Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital, Co-Director, Centre for Neuromuscular Disease, uOttawa

Jodi Warman Chardon, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Associate Scientist, Neuroscience Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology, OHRI, Clinician Scientist, Neurology, The Ottawa Hospital, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Co-Director, Centre for Neuromuscular Disease, Faculty of Medicine, uOttawa

Michael Rudnicki, OC, PhD, FRSC, Senior Scientist, Regenerative Medicine Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Director, Regenerative Medicine Program and Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research, OHRI, Professor, Department of Medicine and Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada Research Chair in Molecular Genetics, Scientific Director, Stem Cell Network 

Ari Breiner, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine,The Ottawa Hospital and Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Decoding Brain Circuits and Cracking the Neural Code: The Physical Basis of Perception, Memory, Mood, and Thought

Jean-Claude Béïque, PhD, Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, uOttawa

André Longtin, PhD, Chair and Professor, Department of Physics, uOttawa, APS Fellow, University Research Chair in Neurophysics, Director, Center for Neural Dynamics

Richard Naud, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, uOttawa  

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Prediction and Modeling of Parkinson’s – Are We There Yet?

With CTV News Ottawa Sports Director-Terry Marcotte

Michael Schlossmacher, MD, FRCPC, Director, Neuroscience Research Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Interim-Director, uOttawa Brain & Mind Research Institute, Co-Director, Parkinson Research Consortium 

Maxime Rousseaux, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, uOttawa

Please also join us to celebrate the awardees of the 2018 Parkinson Research Fellowships!

Friday, October 19, 2018

Coming Together to Care for the Aging Brain

 

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