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 Tsai, MD, 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, Member, University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute

Michael Hildebrand, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Carleton University, Member, University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute

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

Tara JejiMD, MBA, Program Director, Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation

Tuan Bui, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, uOttawa, Member, University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute - 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, Member, University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute

Jodi Warman ChardonMD, 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, Member, University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute

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, Member, University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute 

Ari Breiner, MD, MSc, FRCPC, 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, Member, University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute

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

Richard Naud, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, uOttawa, Member, University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute 

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, Member, University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute

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

Natalia Jaworska, PhD, Assistant Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Member, University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute 

Mark Coates, C. Psych, Clinical Neuropsychologist at Centre for Interpersonal Relationships, Part-Time Professor, University of Ottawa  

Andrew Frank, MD, Clinical Investigator, Bruyère Research Institute, Cognitive and Behavioural Neurologist, Medical Director, Memory Program, Bruyère Research Institute, Member, University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute 

 

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