Educational Seminars

CounterACT Educational Seminar Series

"Changes in Electrophysiology and Behavior in Rodent Models of Epilepsy"
Gene Gurkoff, PhD, University of California, Davis
January 16, 2020

"Inside-Out Pharmacology; Abused and Psychiatric Drugs"
Henry Lester, PhD, Caltech
November 13, 2019

"Neuroinflammatory mechanisms in Parkinson’s Disease: Redux Sensitive Kinases as Therapeutic Targets"
Arthi Kanthasamy, PhD, Iowa State University
August 19th, 2019

"Novel Mechanisms of Neurosteroid Action: Inhibition of Pro-Inflammatory TLR4 Signaling"
Leslie Morrow, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
October 10, 2018

"Efficacy & Pharmacokinetics of Zwitterionic Oxime Antidotes in Post-Treatment Sarin Exposure"
Palmer Taylor, PhD, University of California, San Diego
April 11, 2018

"Stopping nerve agent-induced status epilepticus and dealing with it's long-term consequences"
Hilary McCarren, PhD, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense
February 2, 2018

"Neuroinflammation in Epilepsy: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Perspectives"
Annamaria Vezzani, PhD, Mario Negri Institure for Pharmacological Research
November 3, 2017

"Molecular Imaging of Organophosphate Chemical Threats and Oxime Countermeasures"
John Gerdes, PhD, University of Montana
October 23, 2017

"Neuregulin-1 as a Countermeasure against Organophosphate Nerve Agents and Neuroinflammation"
Byron Ford, PhD, UC Riverside
March 28, 2017

"Seizures, Thrombosis, and Metabolic Mutations in Gliomas"
Craig Horbinski, MD, PhD, Northwestern University
May 24, 2016

"Novel Oxidative Signaling in Environmental Induced Dopaminergic Neurotoxicity: Relevance to Etiopathogenesis Parkinson's Disease"
Anumantha Kanthasamy, MS, MPhil, PhD, Iowas State University
January 26th, 2016

“Tetramethylenedisulfotetramine poisoning:  Experimental toxicology and treatment strategies”
Michael P. Shakarjian, PhD, New York Medical College’s School of Health Sciences and Practice
October 10, 2015

"Neurosteroids and Extrasynaptic GABA-A receptors"
D. Samba Reddy, PhD, RPh, Texas A&M University
June 1, 2015

"MRI at the Intersection of Basic and Clinical Science: Studies of Radiation Necrosis and Placental Function""
Joel Garbow, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis
Aprill 22, 2015

"Understanding Complex Interactions Between PAHs and Arsenic in Human Immunotoxicity Studies"
Scott Burchiel, PhD, University of New Mexico
October 31, 2014

"Organophosphates and Cognitive Deficits: Elucidating the Mechanisms and Identifying Therapeutic Targets"
Alvin Terry Jr, PhD, Augusta University
September 15, 2014

"Evolving Roles of Microglia in Neurological Disorders"
Lee-Way Jin, MD, PhD, University of California, Davis
May 5, 2014

"Regulation of Neuronal Timing and Infantile Seizures by RNA-­Binding Ion Channels"
Leonard Konrad Kaczmarek, PhD, Yale School of Medicine
April 7, 2014

"Retrograde Nerve Factor Signaling and Control of Axon Growth in Compartmented Cultures of Rat Sympathetic Neurons"
Robert Campenot, PhD, University of Alberta
December 10, 2013

"Sarin on the Battlefield: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or Malingering"
 Colonel Jonathan Newmark, MD, Office of Biodefense Research and Surety, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
October 7, 2013

"Inflammation and Epilepsy: Which is the Cart, Which the Horse?"
Raymond Dingledine, PhD, Emory University
August 5, 2013

"GABAA Receptors: The Champion CNS Target for Allosteric Modulatory Drugs"
Richard Olsen, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
July 29, 2013