COBRAS Symposium: Emmanuel Mignot (Stanford University) – “Tales of good and bad brain autoimmunity”

May 25, 2023
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Eric P. Newman Education Center, Great Room B (EPNEC; Medical Campus)

“Tales of good and bad brain autoimmunity”

Hosted by the Center on Biological Rhythms and Sleep (COBRAS)

Meeting Agenda

1:00 – 1:15 Opening Remarks

1:15 – 2:30 Presentations from COBRAS Members

  • Samira Parhizkar, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Holtzman Lab and 2022 Feldman Fellowship Awardee – “Lemborexant, a dual orexin receptor antagonist, ameliorates tau-mediated sleep loss and neurodegeneration”
  • Sarah England, PhD, Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology – “Chronodisruption and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes”
  • Scott Marek, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology – “TBA”

2:30 – 2:45 Break with Refreshments

2:45 – 3:00 In Memoriam: Dr. Michael Hughes

3:00 – 4:00 Keynote Address: Emmanuel Mignot, MD, PhD“Tales of good and bad brain autoimmunity”

4:00 – 5:00 Poster Session with Refreshments

5:00 Adjourn

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