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October 2, 2014 - 2:00pm to 5:30pm

2014 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize Symposium

Neurotransmission in Health and Disease

In honor of Oleh Hornykiewicz, MD, Roger A. Nicoll, MD, Solomon H. Snyder, MD for their seminal contribution to our understanding of neurotransmission and neurodegeneration.
2:00 - 5:30 PM
Harvard Medical School
The Joseph B.Martin Conference Center
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

View the Symposium Program for the presentations and video.


Opening Remarks:

Jeffrey S. Flier, MD
Dean of Faculty, Harvard Medical School


Rachel Wilson, PhD
Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

David Ginty, PhD
Edward R. and Anne G. Lefler Professor of Neurobiology, HMS
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Prize Recipients

Remarks and Reflections:

Oleh Hornykiewicz, MD View the Video
Professor Emeritus
Medical University of Vienna and University of Toronto

Solomon H. Snyder, MD View the Video
Distinguished Service Professor of Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Psychiatry
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Roger A. Nicoll, MD View the Video
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

Invited Speakers

John Williams, PhD View the Video
Senior Scientist, Vollum Institute
Oregon Health & Sciences University
G-protein Coupled Receptor dependent synaptic transmission

Anatol Kreitzer, PhD View the Video
Associate Investigator, Gladstone Institutes
University of California, San Francisco
Circuit Mechanisms Underlying Basal Ganglia Function and Dysfunction

Beth Stevens, PhD
Assistant Professor
FM Kirby Neurobiology Center
Boston Children's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Immune Mechanisms of Synapse Loss in Health and Disease


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