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Focus Program on "Towards Mathematical Modeling of Neurological Disease from Cellular Perspectives"
Alzheimer's Disease/Pharmaceuticals Workshop
May 31-June 1, 2012
Location: The Fields Institute, Room 230

Organizing Committee
Larry Abbott (Columbia Univ.), Sue Ann Campbell (Univ. Waterloo),
Nancy Kopell (Boston Univ.), Frances Skinner (TWRI/UHN and Univ Toronto),
David Terman (Ohio State Univ.)

Organization for Computational Neurosciences (OCNS)

Confirmed Speakers:

Vassilis Cutsuridis (King's College, London)
Barry Greenberg (TWRI/UHN)
Mike Hasselmo (Boston Univ)
Hinke Osinga (Univ Auckland)
Patrick Roberts (Oregon Health and Sciences Univ)
Horacio Rotstein (New Jersey Inst Tech)
Gerold Schmitt-Ulms, University of Toronto
Kaori Takehara-Nishiuchi (Univ Toronto)
Sylvain Williams (Douglas Inst and McGill Univ)

Workshop Schedule (abstracts)

Thursday, May 31, 2012
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Wecome Remarks
9:15-10:05 Sylvain Williams, McGill University
Very early changes in hippocampal network rhythms before Aß appearance in an Alzheimer mouse model
10:05-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:20 Kaori Takehara-Nishiuchi, University of Toronto
Communication between the entorhinal and medial prefrontal cortices underlying the expression of associative memory
11:20-12:10 Michael E. Hasselmo, Boston University
Physiological properties of entorhinal cortex and a model of Alzheimer's disease supporting treatment with NMDA receptor blockers and muscarinic M4 agonists
12:10-1:30 Lunch (at Fields)/posters
1:30-2:20 Hinke Osinga, University of Auckland
Spike-adding mechanisms in transient bursts
2:20-3:10 Vassilis Cutsuridis, King's College, London
Encoding and retrieval of episodic memories in the animal hippocampus
3:10-3:30 Coffee break
3:30-4:20 Horacio Rotstein, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Mechanisms of frequency preference response to oscillatory inputs in reduced neural models
Friday, June 1, 2012
8:30-9:00 Coffee and Registration
9-9:50 Gerold Schmitt-Ulms, University of Toronto
Untangling molecular complexity of AD in search for diagnostic markers and disease intervention strategies
9:50-10:40 Barry Greenberg, Toronto Western Research Institute
Hurdles in preclinical in vivo studies for Alzheimer's disease
10:40-11 Coffee break
11-11:50 Patrick Roberts, Oregon Health and Sciences University
Simulations of Symptomatic Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease
11:50-2:00 Lunch (at Fields) with brainstorming session. Facilitator: P. Roberts (Oregon)


Full Name University Name
Bavaghar-Zaeimi, Fatemeh Ryerson University
Binder, Tammy  
Campbell, Sue Ann University of Waterloo
Chen, Tse Chiang Toronto Western Research Institute, UHN
Chung, Min In  
Cutsuridis, Vassilis King's College, London
Dumont, Gregory INRIA
Dur-e-Ahmad, Muhammad Lahore University of Management Sciences
Ferguson, Katie University of Toronto
Fister, K. Renee Murray State University
Greenberg, Barry University Health Network - Toronto Western Research Institute
Haskell, Evan Nova Southeastern University
Hasselmo, Michael Boston University
Ho, Ernest TWRI, UHN and Univ Toronto
Imran, Mudassar LUMS
Jalil, Sajiya Georgia State University
Jeanson, Francis Carleton University
Krivoruchko, Taisya University of Calgary
Martin, Adrian Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
McCormick, Cornelia Toronto Western Hospital - Neuropsychology
Osinga, Hinke The University of Auckland
Roberts, Patrick In Silico Biosciences, Inc.
Rotstein, Horacio New Jersey Institute of Technology
Saudargiene, Ausra Vytautas Magnus University
Schmitt-Ulms, Gerold University of Toronto
Sekulic, Vladislav University of Toronto
Skinner, Frances K. Toronto Western Research Institute, UHN and Univ Toronto
Sritharan, Srihari Brown University
Takehara-Nishiuchi, Kaori University of Toronto
Tanninen, Stephanie University of Toronto
Terman, David The Ohio State University
van der Meer, Matt University of Waterloo
Visser, Sid University of Twente
Weaver, Christina Franklin & Marshall College
Williams, Sylvain McGill University





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