Annual Druckenmiller Neuroscience Symposia

The 5th Annual Druckenmiller Neuroscience Symposium

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

 

The 4th Annual Druckenmiller Neuroscience Symposium

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

 

The 3rd Annual Druckenmiller Neuroscience Symposium

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

In the fall of 2011, the 3rd Annual Druckenmiller Neuroscience Symposium was held at the NYU School of Medicine. As in the previous two years, the symposium featured prominent neuroscientists from the NYU community who work at the cutting edge of translational science to increase our understanding of how the brain operates in health and disease.

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Symposium speakers and topics included:

John G. Golfinos, MD
Chair of Neurosurgery
Navigating the Brain

Andre Fenton, PhD
Professor of Neural Science
Rethinking Schizophrenia: Preemptive Cognitive Experience

Glenn Saxe, MD
Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Director of the NYU Child Study Center
Network Neuroscience of Traumatic Stress

Richard W. Tsien, DPhil
Druckenmiller Professor of Neuroscience, Director of the NYU Neuroscience Institute
Modulation of Brain Circuits by Oxytocin and Models of Autism

Dayu Lin, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience and Physiology
Hunting for the Neural Substrates Underlying Aggression

Elizabeth A. Phelps, PhD
Silver Professor of Psychology and Neural Science
Neurobiology of Human Fear

The 2nd Annual Druckenmiller Neuroscience Symposium

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Symposium speakers and topics included:

Moses V. Chao, PhD
Professor of Cell Biology, Neuroscience and Physiology , and Psychiatry
How to Keep Your Brain Alive

Charles R. Marmar, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry
The Psychiatric Costs of War

Ralph A. Nixon, PhD, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Cell Biology
Delaying Brain Aging- Innovative Therapies for Alzheimer's Disease

John T. Roland Jr., MD
Mendik Foundation Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology
New Directions on Cochlear Implantation

Helen E. Scharfman, PhD
Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Neuroscience and Physiology , and Psychiatry
The Male and Female Brain: Implications for Brain Health

Thomas M. Wisniewski, MD
Professor of Neurology, Pathology, and Psychiatry
Targeting Pathological Proteins in Alzheimer's and Prion Diseases

Wendy Suzuki, PhD
Professor of Neural Science and Psychology, Center for Neural Science
New Directions: The Effects of Exercise on Learning, Memory and Cognition in Humans

The 1st Annual Druckenmiller Neuroscience Symposium

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Symposium speakers and topics included:

Gord Fishell, PhD
Professor of Cell Biology and Coordinator of the Smilow Neuroscience Program
Brainstorming: Using Genetics to Repair the Brain

Joseph E. LeDoux, MD, PhD
University Professor, Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Science
Solving Anxiety

Rodolfo Llinas, MD, PhD
Thomas and Suzanne Murphy Professor of Neuroscience and Chairman of the Department of Neuroscience and Physiology
From Neurons and Circuits to Human Brain Function

Dolores Malaspina, MD, MSPH
Anita Steckler and Joseph Steckler Professor of Psychiatry and Director of InSPIRES, Institute for Social and Psychiatric Initiatives
Plasticity and Promise: A New Era in Brain Research and Psychiatry

Tony Movshon, PhD
Silver Professor and Director, Center for Neural Science
Brain Mechanisms of Visual Perception

Evgeny Nudler, PhD
Julie Wilson Anderson Professor of Biochemistry
Aging Brain: Molecular Chaperones to the Rescue

Margaret Rice, PhD
Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience and Physiology
Dopamine: A Transmitter of Motion and Motivation

Daniel K. Sodickson, MD, PhD
Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Radiology, Director of the Center for Biomedical Imaging, and Associate Professor of Radiology and Neuroscience and Physiology
The Mind’s Eye: Imaging Structure and Function in the Living Brain

Edward Ziff, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry
Synaptic Plasticity and the Formation of Behavior