Clinical and Translational Neuroscience Workshop Agenda

February 17, 2017 | The Forum at Carle

8.00 – 9.00 a.m.   Registration (lobby of Carle Forum, 611 W Park St, Urbana - Pollard Auditorium)

  • Light refreshments - fruit, pastry, coffee, tea

9.00 – 9.10 a.m.   Opening Remarks

  • Neal Cohen, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Initiative Director
  • Ken Aronson, Carle Neuroscience Institute Director

9.10 – 10.10 a.m. Keynote

  • "Neurorehabilitation: Encouraging the Brain To Change" | Jeffrey Kleim, Associate Professor, Arizona State University

10.10 – 10.30 a.m. Coffee Break

  • "Get to know your neuroscience colleagues”

10.30 – 11.50 a.m. Neurological Disease

  • "KCNQ potassium channels as key players of epilepsy" | Hee Jung Chung, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • "Upper-respiratory infection and multiple sclerosis" | Andrew Steelman, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

11.50 – 12.45 pm Lunch & Networking

  • Enjoy lunch with your colleagues—seating will be organized around core neuroscience interests

12.45 – 2.05 p.m. Sleep

  • "Biomedical sensors for sleep disorders: Wear do we go from here?" | Charles Davies, Neurologist, Carle Foundation, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • "Memory Reactivation and Consolidation during Sleep" | Ken Paller, Professor, Northwestern University Institute for Neuroscience

2.05 – 2.25 p.m. Coffee Break

  • “Get to know your neuroscience colleagues”

2.25 – 4.30 p.m. Rehabilitative and Restorative Neuroscience

  • "Maladaptive Auditory Cortical Network Changes Associated with Aging and Hearing Loss" | Daniel Llano, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Neurologist, Carle Foundation
  • "Audiovisual Speech Perception in Persons with Hearing Loss" | Karen Kirk, Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • "Executive Functioning in Prelingually Deaf Children with Cochlear Implants" | William Kronenberger, Professor, Indiana University

4.30 – 5.30 p.m. Reception, Poster Session, & Closing Remarks

  • Neal Cohen, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Initiative Director
  • Ken Aronson, Carle Neuroscience Institute Director