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Concurrent Symposia Sessions

Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Natcher Conference Center
Symposia Session II
Balcony B

From Synapse to Stroke: The Plastic Nervous System
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m

Chair: Michael O’Donovan, NINDS

The goal of this symposium is to examine the concept of synaptic plasticity at multiple levels in the nervous system from simple circuits in slices to motor learning and recovery from stroke in the human brain.


Presentation by FARE Award Winner
Dysbindin Regulates Hippocampal LTP by Controlling NMDA Receptor Trafficking
Tze-tsang Tang, NINDS

Synaptic Plasticity and the Construction of the Layer 4 Neocortical Circuit
John Isaac, NINDS

Neural Circuits for Visual Detection after Injury to Primary Visual Cortex
Michael Schmid, NIMHCI

From Stroke to Synapse: What’s New in Hippocampal CA2?
Serena Dudek, NIEHS

Modulating motor learning in healthy humans and stroke patients with cortical stimulation?
Leo Cohen, NINDS

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