The Chicago Neural Repair Club (NRC)

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 Mondays at 4PM 

Baldwin Auditorium 

303 E. Superior, Room 1-123 

Northwestern University, Chicago Campus 


All 2010-2011 Neural Repair Club Dates 




Monday,  October 18, 2010 

“Development of gene therapeutics for motor neuron disease.”


Brian K Kaspar, Ph.D

Associate Professor

Division of Neuromuscular Research and Gene Therapy

Department of Pediatrics

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital and Ohio State University





Monday, November 8, 2010 

"Control of neurogenesis in embryonic and postnatal hypothalamus".


Seth Blackshaw, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience

Johns Hopkins University

School of Medicine





Monday, February 28, 2011 

“Silencing the messenger: RNA interference therapy for Huntigton’s disease”


Jodi McBride, PhD

Assistant Professor


Oregon Health and Science University

Oregon National Primate Research Center





Monday, March 28, 2011 

“Making and saving dopamine neurons.”


Asa Abeliovich, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Taub Institute for the Aging Brain

Departments of Pathology and Cell Biology and Neurology

Columbia University 





Monday, April 18, 2011 

“15 years of modeling neurodegenerative diseases in the fly”


George Jackson, MD, PhD

Departments of Neurology and Neuroscience and Cell Biology

Director, Mitchell Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases

University of California-Los Angeles





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