Past Seminars

November 15 2016
Michael Fertleman, FRCP, MD
Orthogeriatrician and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Medicine
Imperial College, London, UK
"Will Hip Fracture Patients Confirm the Neuro-Inflamatory Theory of Delirium?"


October 11 2016
Xiaobing Yu, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesia
UCSF
"Contribution of Peripheral Moncytic Cells o the Initiation and Maintenance of Neuropathic Pain"


September 15 2016
Joshua I. Gold, PhD
Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Chair, Neuroscience Graduate Group
University of Pennsylvania
"Relating Locus Coeruleus Activity to Pupil Diameter to Study their Roles in Complex Behavior"


July, 20 2016
Ali Tayebi Meybodi, MD
Visiting Scholar
Department of Neurological Surgery
UCSF
"Clinical Outcomes of Surgical Treatment of Brain Arteriovenous Malformations in Patients with Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia"


June, 28 2016
Ben Alter, MD, PhD
Resident
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
UCSF
"Mechanisms and Translational Application of Placebo Analgesia in Post-operative Pain"


June, 7 2016
Matilda Chan, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
Protor Foundation
UCSF
"Matrix Metalloproteinases and Wound Healing: Beyond Remodeling"


May, 18 2016
Michael S. Beattie, PhD
Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery
Director of Research
UCSF Brain and Spinal Injury Center
"Neuroinflammation in CNS Injury: A Role for Neurotrophin and TNFα Receptors"


April, 20 2016
Creed M. Stary, MD, PhD
Instructor, Department of Anesthesia
Assistant Clinical Director, Byers Eye Institute
Stanford Hospitals and Clinics
"Targeting the Reelin Pathway with microRNA-200c for Protection and Recovery from Cerebral Ischemia"


April, 5 2016
Rahul Desikan, MD, PhD
Clinical Fellow
Department of Radiology
UCSF
"Exploiting Genetic pleiotropy for Delineating Shared Pathoboilogy and Identifying Novel Susceptibility Variants: Evidence from Neurodegenerative Diseases"


March, 22 2016
Lynn Pulliam, MS, PhD
Professor
Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Medicine
UCSF
"Monocyte Activation Alters End Organ Function via Exosomes"


March, 16 2016
Marc C. Mabray, MD
Neuroradiology Fellow
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
UCSF
"Brain MRI in the UCSF Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Cohort"


February, 11 2016
Michael Morgan, AO, MPH, PhD
Professor of Cerebral Neurosurgery
Macquarie University
"A physiological basis for perioperative management following bAVM surgery"


February, 9 2016
Paul Oh, PhD
Professor
Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics
University of Florida
"Mechanism and Potential Therapies for vascular malformations"


February, 2 2016
Rosemary Akhurst, PhD
Professor and Vice Chairman for Research
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Department of Anatomy and Anesthesia, UCSF
"An integrated approach to vascular biology in vivo"


January, 26 2016
Cesario Borlongan, PhD
Professor and Vice Chairman for Research
Director, Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair
University of South Florida
"Translating Stem Cell Therapy for Sequestration of Neuroinflammatory Cell Death in CNS Disorders"


January, 26 2016
Dan Cooke, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF
"Medical Therapies for Structural Vascular Pathology"


November, 18 2015
Ethan Winkler, MD, PhD
Resident Physician
Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF
"Brain Pericytes - Pivotal Cellular Regulators of Microvascular Homeostasis"


October, 27 2015
Mathew Alexander, MD
Clinical fellow
Department of Radiology, UCSF
"Targeted Embolization of Aneurysms Associated with Unrestable Arteriovenous Malformations"


October, 21 2015
Judith Hellman, MD
Professor and Vice-Chair for Research
Department of Anesthesia, UCSF
"Vascular endothelial Cell Toll-like receptor Pathways in Sepsis"


September, 22 2015
ADAM R. FERGUSON, PhD
Assistant Professor
Brain and Spinal Injury Center
Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF
"Harnessing Neurotrauma Big-Data to Accelerate Translation"


August, 19 2015
BRIAN P. WALCOTT, MD
Clinical Instructor
Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF
"Dissecting the Genetics of Sporadic Brain Arteriovenous Malformations"


July, 15 2015
XIAOWEI ZOU, PhD
Post-doctoral Fellow
Department of Radiology, UCSF
"Computer-aided Detection and Segmentation of Cerebral Microbleeds"


June, 17 2015
SONG LI, Ph.D.
Professor of Bioengineering
University of California, Berkeley
"Stem Cells in Vascular Regeneration"


May, 20 2015
SUSANNA ROSI, Ph.D.
Director of Neurocognitive Research
Brain and Spinal Injury Center
Departments of Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Science and Neurological Surgery
UCSF
"The Contribution of the Innate Immune System and Age on Neuronal Function After Traumatic Brain Injury"


May, 12 2015
ROMAIN PIRRACCHIO, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
UCSF
"What’s New in Data Modeling Strategies? How to Avoid Unrealistic Assumptions"


April, 15 2015
RALPH MARCURIO, PhD
Professor
Orthopaedic Trauma Institute
UCSF / San Francisco General Hospital
"Mechanisms of Bone Fracture Healing"


March, 11 2015
JOANNE CHAN, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
W. Frank Fountain Research Center
Hampton University, Virginia
"Molecular Drivers of Vascular Anomaly Indicate Therapeutic Use for mTOR Inhibitory Drugs"


February, 18 2015
CALVIN KUO, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Hematology Division
"Molecular Regulation of Blood-Brain Barrier Integrity"


January 21, 2015
CHANHUNG Z. LEE, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
UCSF
"Macrophage Imaging as an Inflammation Marker in Brain Arteriovenous Malformations"


December 9, 2014
HENG ZHAO, PhD
Associate Professor (Research)
Department of Neurosurgery
Stanford University
"The Protective Effect of Ischemic Postconditioning Against Stroke"


November 19, 2014
LOTFI HACEIN-BEY, MD
Sutter Health Medical Group
Department of Medical Imaging
Sutter Neuroscience Institute
Professor of Radiology
UC Davis
"Current Status of Cerebrovascular Research in Interventional Neuroradiology"


November 4, 2014
MARTIN ANGST, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
BRICE GAUDILLIERE, PhD, MD
Instructor in Anesthesiology
Stanford University School of Medicine
"Clinical Recovery from Surgery Strongly Correlates with Single-Cell Immune Signatures"


October 23, 2014
S. PAUL OH, PhD
Professor
Department of Physiology
College of Medicine
University of Florida
"Mechanism and Therapy for Arteriovenous Malformation"


October 15, 2014
TARIK TIHAN, MD, PhD
Professor of Clinical Pathology
UCSF
"A Fresh Look at the Morphological Aspects of Arteriovenous Malformations: The William Young Effect"


August 20, 2014
CHRISTOPHER HESS, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF
Chief of Neuroradiology, VAMC San Francisco
UCSF
"7 Tesla MRI: Progress Towards Clinical Applications in Neuroimaging"


July 16, 2014
DAVID SALONER, PhD
Professor
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
Co-Director, Cardiovascular Research Interest Group
Director, Interventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center, UCSF
Director, Vascular Imaging Research Center, VAMC San Francisco
UCSF
"Evolution of Vascular Disease: Imaging Assessment of Hemodynamics and Inflammation"


May 21, 2014
ADIB ABLA, MD
Clinical Fellow
Department of Neurological Surgery
UCSF
"Fluid Dynamics, Flow Diversion, and Their Applicability to the Most Challenging Intracranial Aneurysms"


March 25, 2014
NERISSA U. KO, MD, MAS
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
Fellowship Program Director, Neurocritical Care
UCSF
"Update on SAH outcomes Project-POSH Study "


February 19, 2014
RICHARD DANEMAN, PhD
Sandler Fellow
Department of Anatomy
UCSF
"Regulation of the Blood-Brain Barrier during Health and Disease"


October 16, 2013
DANIEL COOKE, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging
UCSF
"Arteriovenous Fistula Genetics"


September 10, 2013
ADAM R. FERGUSON, PhD
Assistant Professor
Brain and Spinal Injury Center (BASIC)
Department of Neurological Surgery
UCSF
"Maladaptive Spinal Plasticity in Polytraumatic Spinal Cord Injury"


August 13, 2013
TAMARA ALLISTON, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
UCSF
"TGFb Signaling in the maintenance of Physical and Biological Homeostasis in the Skeleton"


July 9, 2013
RONG WANG, PhD
Associate Professor
Mildred V. Strouss Endowed Chair in Vascular Surgery
Director, Laboratory for Accelerated Vascular Research Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Department of Surgery UCSF
"Notch Signaling in Arteriovenous Malformation"


June 4, 2013
JIALING LIU, PhD
Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery
Principal Investigator, Brain and Spinal injury Center UCSF
"Impaired Collateral Flow Recruitment Following Experimental Stroke in Mice with Type II Diabetes"


May 7, 2013
JOHN FORSAYETH, PhD
Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery
UCSF
"Antigen Presentation in the Brain: Implications for Gene Therapy"


January 29, 2013
ADAM R. FERGUSON, PhD
Assistant Professor
Brain and Spinal Injury Center (BASIC)
Department of Neurological Surgery
UCSF
"Maladaptive Spinal Plasticity Opposes Spinal Learning and Recovery In Spinal Cord Injury"


December 18, 2012
WOO-PING GE
Postdoctoral Scholar
Dept of Physiology
UCSF
"Local gliogenesis as a major glial source in the postnatal brain"


November 13, 2012
THIENNU VU, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Department of Medicine
UCSF
"Lung Organoid Model for the Study of Lung Development and Lung Stem Cells"


November 6, 2012
LESLIE MORRISON, MD
Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Health Sciences Center
University of New Mexico
"Cerebral Cavernous Malformations: the Common Hispanic Mutation"


September 11, 2012
MARCUS MUENCH, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Senior Scientist, Blood Systems Research Institute
UCSF
"Use of Flow Cytometry for the Analysis and Isolation of Bone Marrow Cells"


August 21, 2012
JOSEPH T. C. SHIEH, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics
Institute for Human Genetics
UCSF
"Genomic Contributions to Cardiac Disease: Large or Small"


July 31, 2012
JUDITH HELLMAN, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
Division of Critical Care Medicine
UCSF
"Toll-like receptor 2 pathways in Staph aureus sepsis and in modulation of lung endothelial inflammation and permeability"


June 19, 2012
DANIEL COOKE, MD
Clinical Fellow
Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging UCSF
UCSF
"Aneurysm Formation"


June 5, 2012
FIEVOS L. CHRISTOFI, PhD, AGAF
Professor and Vice Chair of Research
Department of Anesthesiology
Ohio State University
"Purinergic Signaling in the 'Human Little Brain' and Disease Implications"


May 15, 2012
OLIVER J. BRAND, PhD
Post-doctoral Scholar
Department of Pathology
UCSF
"Genetics of Complex Disease; Lessons from Graves' Disease"


April 17, 2012
MATILDA CHAN, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
UCSF
"Protective Effects of MMP12 (Macrophage Metalloelastase) Following Chemical Corneal Injury"


March 13, 2012
HELENE CHOQUET, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center
UCSF
"Genetics of Metabolism- and Addiction-related traits in Humans"


March 5, 2012
XIAO SU, MD, PhD
Associate Researcher
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
UCSF
"Cholinergic Pathway: A Regulator of Hippocampal Inflammation"


January 24, 2012
PIERRE-ANTOINE GOURRAUD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
UCSF
"Multiple Sclerosis Genetic Burden: Genes, Complex Disease and Beyond"


January 17, 2012
MAMTA WANKHEDE, PhD
Research Fellow at Department of Neurosurgery
Emory University
Atlanta GA
"Novel mouse model for visualization of de novo AVM formation and progression"


December 20, 2011
Giorgio Lagna, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Cardiovascular Research Institute
UCSF
"Interplay Between TGF?/BMP Signaling and Inflammation in Vascular Cells"


November 29, 2011
DOUGLAS MARCHUK, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Director, Duke University Program in Genetics and Genomics
Duke University
"Genetics of Cerebral Infarction"


October 25, 2011
ADAM FERGUSON, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Brain and Spinal Injury Center (BASIC)
Department of Neurological Surgery
UCSF
"Neuroplasticity Gone Awry: TNF-mediated AMPAR Trafficking as a Mechanism of Cell Death in CNS Injury"


September 27, 2011
RYAN HERNANDEZ, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Pharmacy
Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences
UCSF
"Modeling Human Genetic Variation Through Genome Sequencing"


August 30, 2011
ANTHONY S. KIM, MD, MAS
Assistant Clinical Professor
Medical Director, UCSF Primary Stroke Center
Stroke Sciences Group
Department of Neurology
UCSF
"Modeling the Costs and Utilities of Interventions for Cerebrovascular Disease: A Case Study of the Cost-Utility of Endovascular Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke"


June 28, 2011
NIKAN H. KHATIBI, MD, MBA
Resident Physician
Department of Anesthesiology
Loma Linda University Medical Center
"Therapeutic Interventions Following an Intracerebral Hemorrhagic Stroke"


June 7, 2011
ROBERT D. SANDERS, MBBS FRCA
Medical Research Council Clinical Training Fellow
Imperial College, London
"Benzodiazepines Increase Mortality from Pneumonia: Role of GABAergic signaling"


Tuesday May 10, 2011
BIN LIU, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
UCSF
"Human Monoclonal Antibody Technology and Targeted Therapy"


Tuesday April 5, 2011
SONG LI, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering
University of California, Berkeley
"Engineering stem cells and biomaterials for tissue regeneration"


Tuesday March 22, 2011
NERISSA U. KO, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Assistant Director, Neurovascular Service
UCSF
"Gene Expression Profiles Associated with Cerebral Vasospasm After Aneurysmal SAH"


Tuesday February 15, 2011
MICHAEL WEST, MD, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
UCSF
Chief of Surgery, San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
"Leukocyte Dysfunction in Injury, Critical Illness, and Surgery"


Tuesday February 15, 2011
LAUREN WEISS, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Institute for Human Genetics
UCSF
"The World According to GARP (Genetics of Autism Research Program)"


Tuesday January 4, 2011
TOM ARNOLD, MD
Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Critical Care
UCSF-Benioff's Children's Hospital
Pediatric Scientist Development Program Postdoctoral Research Fellow
UCSF
"Loss of aV?8-mediated TGF? Activation, and Subsequent Loss of TGF? Signaling in Endothelial Cells or Pericytes, Causes Vascular Dysplasia and Germinal Matrix Hemorrhage in Mice"


Tuesday December 21, 2010
PAMELA FLOOD, MD
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Columbia University
"Cholinergic Pain Mechanisms"


Tuesday November 30, 2010
CALVIN J. KUO, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Stanford University
"GPCR Regulation of CNS Angiogenesis"


Tuesday November 16, 2010
STEVEN W. HETTS, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging
UCSF
"Clinical and Translational Research in Interventional Neuroradiology"


Tuesday November 2, 2010
HANS LAYMAN, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Surgery
UCSF
"Controlled Delivery Strategies for the Treatment of Peripheral Vascular Disease"


Tuesday October 12, 2010
KATERINA AKASSOGLOU, PhD
Associate Investigator
Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease
UCSF
"Neurovascular Mechanisms of Inflammation and Tissue Repair"


Tuesday September 28, 2010
DOUG GOULD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Opthalmology and Anatomy
Institute of Human Genetics
UCSF
"Understanding Cerebrovascular Disease Caused by COL4A1 Mutations"


Tuesday September 7, 2010
HENG ZHAO, PhD
Assistant Professor (Research)
Department of Neurosurgery
Stanford University
"Protective Effects of Ischemic Postconditioning Against Stroke"


Tuesday July 27, 2010
GREGORY J. BIX, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular and Cellular Medicine
Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapies
Texas A&M College of Medicine
"Matrix Revolutions: Perlecan Domain V as a Novel Stroke Therapy"


Tuesday July 13, 2010
SUSANNA ROSI, PhD
Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Department of Neurological Surgery
UCSF
"Neuroinflammation and Gene Expression Involved in Synaptic Plasticity and Memory: Pharmacological Approaches to Restore Neuronal-Microglia Communication"


Tuesday May 25, 2010
SARA S. CHENG, MD, PhD
Instructor
Abdominal Transplant Fellow
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
University of Colorado Denver
"Pulmonary Coagulopathy and Acute Lung Injury"


Tuesday May 18, 2010
EUN-JUNG CHOI, PhD
Post-doctoral Fellow
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
UCSF
"Role of Activin Receptor-Like Kinase 1 (ALK1) in Maintenance of Arterial-Venous (AV) Identity of Mouse Brain Endothelial Cells"
WANQIU CHEN, PhD
Post-doctoral Fellow
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
UCSF
"Notch signaling in arteriovenous malformations"


Tuesday April 27, 2010
KRYSTOF BANKIEWICZ, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology
Kinetics Foundation Chair in Translational Research
Department of Neurological Surgery
UCSF
"Gene and Drug Delivery into the Brain; Translational Studies"


Tuesday April 6, 2010
DAVID SALONER, PhD
Professor, Departments of Radiology and Bioengineering
Director, Vascular Imaging Research Center
UCSF
TUHIN SINHA, PhD
Assistant Director of Research in Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
Department of Radiology
UCSF
"Experimental Neurovascular Imaging"


Tuesday March 2, 2010
CHARLES E. McCULLOCH, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair
Division of Biostatistics
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
UCSF
"Finding Significance for Lab Scientists: Hypothesis Testing, p-values and Confidence Intervals"


Tuesday February 16, 2010
NASRINE BENDJILALI, PhD
Associate Specialist
Division of Medical Genetics
Department of Medicine
UCSF
"A New Approach to Multiple Testing"


Tuesday January 21, 2010
MICHAEL S. BEATTIE, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
Principal Investigator, Brain & Spinal Injury Center
UCSF
JACQUELINE C. BRESNAHAN, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
UCSF
"Microvascular Rescue and Repair to Improve Outcomes After Spinal Cord Injury"


Tuesday January 12, 2010
YOHEI MINEHARU, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
UCLA
"Genetic Background of Intracranial Aneurysm and Moyamoya Disease"


Tuesday December 15, 2009
WILLIAM H. FREY II, PhD
Director, Alzheimer Research Center
Professor of Pharmaceutics, Neurology and Neuroscience
University of Minnesota
"Intranasal Delivery of Trophic Factors and Therapeutic Cells to the CNS"


Tuesday November 17, 2009
NICCOLO TERRANDO, PhD Cand.
Junior Specialist
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
UCSF
"Inflammatory Signaling in Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction"


Tuesday November 10, 2009
MARYBETH HOWARD, PhD
Assistant Research Cell Biologist
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
UCSF
"The Role of Heat Shock Proteins in Inflammatory Signaling"


Tuesday October 6, 2009
JAE-WOO LEE, MD
Associate Professor in Residence
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
UCSF
"Allogeneic human mesenchymal stem cells for treatment of E. coli endotoxin-induced acute lung injury in the ex vivo perfused human lung "


Tuesday September 8, 2009
RICHARD DANEMAN, PhD
UCSF Sandler Fellow
Department of Anatomy
UCSF
"Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms Control CNS Blood Vessel Formation"


Tuesday September 1, 2009
EUN-JUNG CHOI, PhD
Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Physiology
University of Florida
"Role of Activin Receptor Like Kinase 1 (ALK1) in Regulation of Angiogenesis"


Tuesday August 25, 2009
WANQIU CHEN, PhD Cand.
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Loma Linda University
"Neonatal Brain Injury in a Rat Pup Hypoxic-Ischemic Model: The Role of HIF-1alpha and Matrix Metalloproteinases"


Tuesday August 11, 2009
NADAV AHITUV, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences
Institute for Human Genetics
UCSF
"Engineering a Better Vein Graft--a Translational Approach"


Tuesday July 14, 2009
MICHAEL S. CONTE, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
Department of Surgery
UCSF
"Engineering a Better Vein Graft--a Translational Approach"


Tuesday June 9, 2009
MARCUS MUENCH, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Senior Scientist, Blood Systems Research Institute
UCSF
"In Utero Stem Cell Therapy to Treat Birth Defects in Blood and Tissues"


Thursday June 5, 2009
C. J. M. KLIJN, MD
Department of Neurology
University Medical Center
Utrecht, Netherlands
"University of Utrecht Brain AVM Study Project"


Tuesday May 12, 2009
JEFFREY SALL, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
UCSF
"Anesthesia and Neural Development: Isoflurane Acts Directly on Hippocampal Neural Stem Cells"


Tuesday April 28, 2009
CHERYL A. STODDART, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Experimental Medicine
Department of Medicine/SFGH
UCSF
"Humanized Mice for Study of Human Endothelial Cells and Blood Vessel Formation"


March 26, 2009
ILONA J. FRIEDEN, MD
Professor of Clinical Dermatology and Pediatrics
Head, Division of Pediatric Dermatology
UCSF
"PHACE Syndrome: A Unique Neurocutaneous Syndrome with Infantile Hemangiomas and Associated CNS Vascular Anomalies"
CHRISTOPHER P. HESS, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neuroradiology
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging,
UCSF
"Retrospective Review of Cerebrovascular Anomalies in PHACE Syndrome


Thursday February 5, 2009
HUI MENG, PhD
Professor of Mechanical & Aesrospace, Engineering and Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Toshiba Stroke Research Center
State University of New York at Buffalo
"Hemodynamics and Intracranial Aneurysm"


Tuesday January 20, 2009
ESPEN WALKER, PhD Cand.
Department of Neurology
University of New Mexico
"Role of MMPs and TIMP-3 in Neuronal Death and White Matter Injury in Global Ischemia"


Tuesday December 16, 2008
PETER L. JONES, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Member, Institute for Medicine & Engineering
University of Pennsylvania
"LabStudio: Understanding Biological Complexity in Development and Disease Through Design Computation"


Tuesday November 4, 2008
SHWETA CHOUDHRY, PhD
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Department of Medicine
Institute for Human Genetics
UCSF
"Genetic Association Studies in Admixed Populations: Pros and Cons"


Tuesday August 12, 2008
Jean Francois Pittet, MD
Professor in Residence
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
UCSF
"Role of Integrins and Coagulation Abnormalities in the Development of Acute Lung Injury"


Tuesday July 15, 2008
JIALING LIU, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery
UCSF
"A Comprehensive Analysis of Gait Impairment Following Experimental Stroke and the Therapeutic Effect of Environmental Enrichment in Rats"


Tuesday June 17, 2008
Tom Arnold, MD, MS
Pediatric Scientist Development Program
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Louis Reichardt Laboratory
UCSF Pediatric Critical Care Fellow
"The Role of Beta-8 Integrin in Cerebrovascular Development"


Tuesday May 20, 2008
Valerie M. Weaver, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director, Center for Bioengineering and Tissue Regeneration
UCSF
"Forcing Form and Function"


Tuesday April 29, 2008
Rong Wang, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery and Anatomy
Director, Pacific Vascular Research Lab
Director, Vascular Research Lab
UCSF
"Notch and Brain Arteriovenous Malformation"


Tuesday March 25, 2008
Saunak Sen, PhD
Assistant Professor in Residence
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Center for Bioinformatics and Molecular Biostatistics
UCSF
"Genetic Analysis Using Admixed Mouse Populations"


Tuesday February 12, 2008
Rosemary Akhurst, PhD
Professor
Cancer Research Institute
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Anatomy
UCSF
"TGF-beta1 and Interacting Modifier Genes in Mouse and Human Disease"


Tuesday January 28, 2008
Kunlin Jin, MD, PhD
Associate Research Professor
Buck Institute for Age Research
"Neurogenesis and Stroke"


Tuesday January 8, 2008
Donald M. McDonald, MD, PhD
Professor
Cardiovascular Research Institute, Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Anatomy
UCSF
"Cellular Actions of Angiogenesis Inhibitors on Blood Vessels"


Tuesday December 18, 2007
Larry Litt, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
UCSF
"Introducing 14 Tesla NMR Metabolomics to Brain Slice Studies of Injury Mechanisms"


Tuesday November 20, 2007
Shantel Weinsheimer, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Genomics Division
"Identification of Candidate Genes in Intracranial Aneurysm"


Tuesday October 30, 2007
Mika Scheinin, MD
Professor of Pharmacology
Chair, Department of Pharmacology, Drug Development and Therapeutics
University of Turku, Finland
"a2-Adrenoceptors"


Tuesday October 9, 2007
Matthew L Springer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
UCSF
"Insights into Angiogenic Gene Therapy and Bone Marrow Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease"


Tuesday September 11, 2007
Ronald Bainton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Residence
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
UCSF
"A Model System for the Study of Xenobiotic Neuroprotection in Drosophila"


Tuesday August 28, 2007
Douglas Gould, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Anatomy
Institute of Human Genetics
UCSF
"Genetic and Environmental Interactions Influence Predisposition to Cerebrovascular Disease"


Monday August 20, 2007
in conjunction with BASIC Brain & Spinal Cord Injury Center
Karl H Plate, MD
Professor and Chairperson
Institute of Neurology (Eidinger Institute)
Neuroscience center
Frankfurt-Germany
"Regulation of brain angiogenesis in development, ischemia and tumors"


Tuesday July 9, 2007
Calvin Kuo, MD, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Hematology
Stanford University
"Developmental Regulation of CNS Angiogenesis."


Tuesday June 12, 2007
Mark Schumacher, MD, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
UCSF
"The Capsaicin Receptor (TRPV1): Clinical Insights and Opportunities."


Tuesday April 24, 2007
William L. Young, MD
James P. Livingston Professor
Vice-Chair, Dept. of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
Professor, Neurological Surgery and Neurology
UCSF
"A Randomized Trial of Unruptured Brain Arteriovenous Malformations (ARUBA; NCT00389181): An Overview."


Tuesday March 20, 2007
Max Wintermark, MD
Assistant Professor (Neuroradiology)
Department of Radiology, UCSF
"Advances in Stroke Imaging"


Tuesday February 13, 2007
Geoffrey T. Manley, MD, PhD
Associate Professor in Residence
Department of Neurological Surgery
"Aquaporins"


Tuesday January 9, 2007
Michael S. Beattie, PhD
Professor in Residence
Department of Neurological Surgery
"Cell Death and Repair in Experimental Spinal Cord Surgery"


Tuesday November 21, 2006
Ludmila Pawlikowska, PhD
Assistant Research Geneticist
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
"Strategies for Complex Disease Genetics: Lessons from Vascular Disorders and Longevity."


Tuesday October 31, 2006
Nerissa U. Ko, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Assistant Director, UCSF Neurovascular Service
"Predictors of Outcome After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage."


Tuesday August 29th, 2006
Susanna Rosi, PhD
Assistant Professor
Departments of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science & Neurological Surgery
UCSF
"Neuroinflammation: experimental model of the early events leading to neurodegeneration and therapeutic strategies."


Tuesday May 9th, 2006
William L. Young, MD
James P. Livingston Professor
Vice-Chair, Dept. of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
Professor, Neurological Surgery and Neurology
UCSF
"Vascular malformations of the brain: predicting and preventing hemorrhage."


Tuesday April 18, 2006
Burt G. Feuerstein, MD, PhD
Professor in Residence
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Neurosurgery
Principle Investigator
Brain Tumor Research Center and Cancer Genetics Program
UCSF
"Genetic and Expression Profiles Identify
Clinically Significant Molecular Subtypes of Astrocytic Tumors?


Thursday April 6, 2006
Stephen C. Jone, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology
Drexel University College of Medicine
Director of Anesthesiology Research, Department of Anesthesiology
Allegheny General Hospital
Allegheny Singer Research Institute
"Variations in CBF and [eNOS] During Hypotension and Focal Ischemia"


Tuesday March 28, 2006
Ralph Marcucio, PhD
Assistant Professor in Residence
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
U.C.S.F.
"Mechanisms Underlying Impaired Fracture Healing"


Monday Dec. 12, 2005
Margaret Rene Wrensch, MPH, PhD
Professor In Residence
Stanley D. Lewis and Virginia S. Lewis
Endowed Chair in Brain Tumor Research
Co-director, Neuroepidemiology Division
Department of Neurological Surgery
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
U.C.S.F.
"Non-synonymous Coding SNPs in Relation to Glioblastoma Survival and Age of Diagnosis"


Friday, August 12, 2005
Andrew M. Roberts, PhD
Associate Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
University of Louisville School of Medicine
"Roles of Nitric Oxide and Ischemic Preconditioning in Platelet Adhesion and Pulmonary Arteriolar Constriction Caused by Lung Ischemia-Reperfusion"


Tuesday, August 2, 2005
Mark Ryder, DMD
Professor, Dept. of Orofacial Sciences
and Chair, Division of Periodontology, UCSF
"Tobacco and the Neutrophils in the Host Response:
From the Clinic to the Lab and Back Again"


Thursday, July 28, 2005
Zhi-Gang Xiong, MD, PhD
Assoc. Scientist / Director of Neurophysiology Program
Robert S. Dow Neurobiology Laboratories
Legacy Clinical Research Center, Portland, OR
"Acid-sensing Ion Channel as a Novel Target for Ischemic Brain Injury"


Monday, July 11, 2005
Yerem Yeghiazarians, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Dept. of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
and Director, UCSF Cardiac Stem Cell Translational Development Program
"Stem Cells and the Heart"


Tuesday, June 28, 2005
Philip Bickler, MD, PhD
Professor
Dept. of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, UCSF
"Role of calcium in neuroprotective signaling and preconditioning"


Tuesday, April 5, 2005
Midori A. Yenari, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology, UCSF
"Anti-inflammatory properties of HSP70"


Friday, April 8, 2005
Kenneth Taylor, MD, FRCS, FRCSE, FESC, FETCS, FSA
Professor of Cardiac Surgery, University of London
British Heart Foundation
"Mechanism of Brain Injury in Cardiac Surgery Patients"


Tuesday, March 22, 2005
Wen-Hai Chou, PhD
Assistant Research Scientist
Ernest Gallo Clinic & Research Center, UCSF
"Protein Kinase C delta in Stroke-Reperfusion Injury"


Tuesday, March 8, 2005
Carolina Maier, PhD
Senior Research Scientist
Department of Neurosurgery
Stanford University Medical School
"Oxidative stress & blood-brain barrier damage following stroke"


Tuesday, February 15, 2005
Gustaf Mårtensson, M.Sc. Tekn. Lic.
Researcher, Department of Mechanics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)
& Department of Neuroradiology, Karolinska Hospital
Stockholm, Sweden
"What can flow tell us about AVMs?"


Tuesday, February 8, 2005
Frank R Sharp, MD
M.I.N.D. Institute and Department of Neurology
University of California at Davis
"Hypoxia Induced Preconditioning in Brain"


Tuesday, October 12, 2004
Jean-François Pittet, MD
Professor In Residence
Department of Anesthesia
"Alphav-beta5 integrin, a master switch for the control of endothelial permeability?"


Tuesday, September 7, 2004
Marlene Rabinovitch, MD
Dwight and Vera Dunlevie Professor of Pediatrics
Professor (by courtesy) Developmental Biology
Research Director of the Wall Center for Pulmonary Vascular Diseases
Stanford University School of Medicine
"Mts1: A Gene Linking Cancer and Vascular Pathobiology"


Tuesday, August 24, 2004
Hui Meng, PhD
Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Research Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Laser Flow Diagnostics Lab and Hemodynamics Lab
Co-Director, Toshiba Stroke Research Center (TSRC)
State University of New York at Buffalo
"Cerebral Aneurysm: Hemodynamics and Vascular Biology"


Tuesday, August 17, 2004
Christopher Quick, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Physiology & Pharmacology, Texas A&M University
"A Model for Matching Supply to Demand in Complex Networks:
the eBat Project"


Tuesday, July 20, 2004
Jun Chen, MD
Assistant Professor of of Neurology
Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
"Programed cell death in ischemic neuronal injury: regulation through the mitochodril signaling pathway"


Tuesday, July 13, 2004
Jonathan Zaroff, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Medical Director, Intensive Cardiac Care Unit, UCSF Medical Center
"Neurocardiology and SAH"


Tuesday, May 4, 2004
Jialing Liu, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
"Brain Plasticity after Stroke"


Tuesday, April 27, 2004
Rong Wang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery and Pacific Vascular Research Laboratory
"Notch in mammalian arteriogenesis"


Tuesday, April 20, 2004
Andrew T. Parsa MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, UCSF
"Immunotherapy for Malignant Glioma: Challenges and Progress"


Tuesday, April 13, 2004
Valerie M Weaver, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Member
Institute for Medicine and Engineering
University of Pennsylvania
"The Tension Rises: Mechanics Meets Mammary Morphogenesis and Malignancy"


Tuesday, April 6, 2004
Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, PhD
Heather and Melanie Muss Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery and
Program in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
"Identification of Neural Stem Cells in Adult Human Brain"


Tuesday, March 16, 2004
Dr. Gary A. Rosenberg, MD
Professor of Neurology, Neurosciences, Cell Biology and Physiology, and Mathematics and Statistics, and Chairman of Neurology
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM
"Matrix metalloproteinases in neuroinflammation: The convoluted path from bench to bedside"


Tuesday, February 17, 2004
Dr. Thiennu Vu, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF/SFGH
"Epithelial-Vascular Interactions in Lung Morphogenesis"


Tuesday, January 27, 2004
Scott R. VandenBerg, MD, PhD
Professor, Departments of Pathology and Neurosurgery
Director, Brain Tumor Research Center Tissue and Markers Core
"Astrocytic Tumor Types & Phenotype(s) of Aggressive Invasive Growth"


Tuesday, January 6, 2004
Weihai Ying, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology, UCSF and San Francisco VA Medical Center
and Research Scientist, Northern California Institute for Research and Education
"Oxidative Stress, PARP-1 and PARG in Neuronal and Astrocyte Death"

Tuesday, December 2, 2003
Ralph Marcucio, MD
Assistant Professor In Residence, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCSF/SFGH
"Tissue Interactions Governing Facial Development"


Tuesday, September 2, 2003
Jean Francois Pittet, MD
Department of Anesthesia, UCSF/SFGH
"Role of Alphav-beta5 Integrin in VEGF-Dependent Vascular Permeability"


Tuesday, July 8, 2003
Yongmei Chen, MD, PhD
Associate Research Scientist, Department of Neurology, UCSF
"Oxidative Stress and Poly(ADP-ribose)polymerase1 in Ischemic Brain Cell Death"


Tuesday, June 3, 2003
Zena Vexler, MD
Associate Adjunct Professor, Department of Neurology, UCSF
"Pro-Inflammatory Signaling and Ischemia-Induced Neuronal Death"


Tuesday, May 20, 2003
Theodore Miclau, MD
Associate Professor, Acting Chief, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCSF
"The Molecular Regulation of Fracture Repair"


Monday, April 7, 2003
Song Li, PhD
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley
"Flow-Mediated Migration of Vascular Endothelial Cells"


Tuesday, March 18, 2003
Linda Noble, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF
"Vascular Mechanisms Underlying Restoration of Function after Spinal Cord Injury"



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