June 12 to 13, 2008, Embassy Suites Hotel in Lexington, KY

2008 KSCHIRT Symposium Speakers (pdf)

Symposium Sessions and CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Signaling for Cell Death and Survival:

  • J. Marie Hardwick, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
  • Michal Hetman, M.D., Ph.D., University of Louisville
  • Pamela Maher, Ph.D., Salk Institute
  • Jeff Gidday, Ph.D., Washington University

Neuroprostheses: State of the Art Brain Machine Interfaces:

  • John Donoghue , Ph.D., Brown University
  • Amy Arnoldussen, Ph.D., WICAB, Inc.
  • Greg Gerhardt, Ph.D., University of Kentucky
  • Vivian Mushahwar, Ph.D., University of Alberta, Canada

Axon Guidance and Synaptogenesis:

  • William D. Snider, M.D., University of North Carolina
  • Jeffrey L. Twiss, M.D., Ph.D., Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children
  • George Smith, Ph.D., University of Kentucky
  • Nicholas C. Spitzer, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Brain Injury: From Frontlines to Frontiers:

  • Richard M. McCarron, Ph.D., Naval Medical Research Center
  • Walter High, Ph.D., University of Kentucky
  • Alan Faden, Ph.D., Georgetown University
  • Robert Hamm, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

For more information and to get on mailing list, contact:

Edward D. Hall, Ph.D.
Director, Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center
University of Kentucky Medical Center
BBSRB 483, 741 S. Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0509

E-mail: KSCHIRT Symposium 2008