Explore UAB

8:00-8:30am Breakfast and Registration
8:30-9:00am Opening Remarks
  David Standaert, MD, PhD, and Erik Roberson, Center Directors
9:00-9:30 am Longitudinal Data Analysis in PD Study
  Lloyd Edwards, PhD, Professor, Department of Biostatistics, UAB
9:30-9:50 am CryoEM Analysis of Alpha-synuclein Structures in Dementia
  Arpine Sokratian, Graduate Student, West Lab, Duke University
9:50-10:10 am Metagenomics of Parkinson's Disease Implicates the Gut Microbiome in Multiple Disease Mechanisms
  Zachary Wallen, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Payami Lab, UAB
10:10-10:40 am Break
10:40-11:10 am Retinal Biomarker Development for AD
Edmund Arthur, OD, PhD, FAAO, Assistant Professor, Department of Optometry and Vision Science, UAB
11:10-11:30 am Environmental Exposures Influence Inflammation and Accelerate Parkinson’s Disease Pathology
  Ashley Adamson, Graduate Student, De Miranda lab, Neurology, UAB
11:30 am-12:30 pm T Cell Responses to Alpha-synuclein in Parksinson's Disease
  David Sulzer, PhD, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Pharmacology
 12:30 -1:30 pm Lunch Break
1:30-1:50 pm Dynamic Amyloid PET as a Biomarker in AD
  Fabio Raman, MD, PhD, Transitional Year Resident, Brookwood Baptist Health
1:50 -2:10 pm Variations in CDR Scoring by Race
  Giovanna Pilonieta, PhD, DDS, MPH, Scientist I, Department of Neurology, UAB
2:10-2:40 pm Systemic and Brain Inflammation in Early Parkinson’s Disease
  Talene Yacoubian, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurology, UAB
3:00 pm Adjourn