WSU-Premier Health Neuroscience Institute, Timothy C. Cope, Ph.D., Director
Highlights of the First Annual Neuroscience Institute Symposium

Selected Topics in Translational Neuroscience

Wednesday, November 14, 2012, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

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The Wright State University and Premier Health Partners Neuroscience Institute presented its
first annual neuroscience institute symposium, Selected Topics in Translational Neuroscience,
on Wednesday, November 14.

Presentations addressed the genetic epilepsies and GABAA receptor mutations, clinical perspectives in epilepsy surgery, interventional management of stroke, and ion channel dysfunction during critical illness. You may download PowerPoint slideshows or view YouTube videos of the presentations by clicking on the links below. You can view all five videos from the event on YouTube.

Opening Remarks

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Timothy Cope, Ph.D.


Neuroscience at Wright State University
» Download the presentation (PPTM, 11.5 MB)

Timothy C. Cope, Ph.D.

Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research and Chair of Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology
Codirector, WSU & PHP Neuroscience Institute

Kenneth Gaines, M.D., M.B.A.


The Future of Neuroscience
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Kenneth J. Gaines, M.D., M.B.A

Professor and Chair of Neurology
Codirector, WSU & PHP Neuroscience Institute

Guest Speakers

Robert Macdonald, M.D., Ph.D.

Genetic Epilepsies and GABAA Receptor Mutations
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» Watch the YouTube video

Robert L. Macdonald, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Neurology
Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Professor of Pharmacology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine



Clinical Perspectives in Epilepsy Surgery
» Download the presentation (PDF, 2.2 MB)

» Watch the YouTube video

Jeffrey Stephen Schweitzer, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Program
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

Bryan Ludwig, M.D.Interventional Management of Stroke
» Download the presentation (PPT, 18 MB)

» Watch the YouTube video

Bryan Ludwig, M.D.
NeuroInterventional Specialists, Inc.
Director of NeuroInterventional Radiology
Miami Valley Hospital/Premier Health Partners
Premier Health Specialists Inc.
Clinical Assistant Professor 
Department of Neurology
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Mark Rich, M.D., Ph.D.


Ion Channel Dysfunction During Critical Illness
» Download the presentation (PPTX, 369 KB)

» Watch the YouTube video

Mark Rich, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology 
Professor, Neurology
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine


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