Sanford-Burnham presents at the 2014 Society for Neurosience Meeting

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The Society for Neuroscience's 44th annual meeting is the premier venue for neuroscientists to present emerging science, learn from experts, forge collaborations, and learn about new technologies and tools. Sanford-Burnham has several dynamic research programs in neuroscience, and below are our presentations scheduled for this year's event.

What: 2014 Society for Neuroscience Meeting When: November 15-17, 2014 Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. Who:  More than 30,000 attendees from more than 80 countries. Prominent industry leaders, scientists, clinicians, students, and patient advocates.

Sanford-Burnham posters: Nov 15 at 1:00-5:00 p.m.: C.D. Pernia, from the lab of Evan Snyder, M.D., Ph.D., professor in the Human Genetics Program, presents "Identification of possible bipolar 1 disorder related brain areas and lithium drug targets via iPSC derived neurons."

Nov 18, 1:00-5:00 p.m.: V.E. Thaney, from the lab of Marcus Kaul, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Immunity and Pathogenesis Program, presents "IFN-beta mediated neuroprotection in HIV-1 associated brain injury."

Nov 18, 1:00-5:00 p.m.: A.B. Sanchez, Ph.D., from the lab of Marcus Kaul, Ph.D., presents "Cysteinyl leukotrienes are essential to neurotoxicity of HIV-infected macrophages."

Nov 19, 1:00-5:00 p.m.: M.W. Akhtar, Ph.D., from the lab of Stuart Lipton, M.D., Ph.D., professor and director of the Neuroscience and Aging Research Center, presents "S-Nitrosylation of insulin degrading enzyme in Alzheimer's disease."

Sanford-Burnham presentations: Nov 16 at 1:15-1:30 p.m.: T. Nakamura, Ph.D., from the lab of Stuart Lipton, M.D., Ph.D., presents "Transnitrosylation from DJ-1 to PTEN attenuates neuronal cell death in Parkinson's disease models."

Nov 18 at 10:15-10:35 a.m.: H. Xu, Ph.D., professor of the Degenerative Diseases Program, presents "Sorting nexin 27 deficiency and excitatory synaptic dysfunction in Down's syndrome."

Session Chair: Nov 18, 8:30-11:00 a.m.: Dr. Xu will be co-chair of the "Tracking Dysfunction in Neurodegenerative Diseases" session.

Satellite Symposium: Nov 17, 6:30-9:30 p.m.: 11th Aniversery of the Christopher Reeve "Hot Topics" in Stem Cell Biology Data Blitz, chaired by Dr. Evan Snyder of Sanford-Burnham, Dr. Christina Lilliehook, senior scientific editor of Cell Stem Cell, and Dr. Carl Wonders of the International Society of Stem Cell Research (ISSCR).

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