Inflammation 2015 Agenda

Thursday, June 25, 2015

9:00 AM
Registration & Breakfast

9:30 AM
Opening Remarks
Barbara Sherry, PhD
Investigator & Head, Center for Immunology & Inflammation; Director, Laboratory of Cytokine Biology, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health; Professor, Molecular Medicine and Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

9:40 AM
The Role of “Inflammation” in Alzheimer’s disease
Peter Davies, PhD
Director, Litwin-Zucker Center for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

10:20 AM
The Role of Inflammation in Schizophrenia and Mood Disorders: Lessons from an Animal Model
Christoph Kellendonk, PhD
Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute

11:00 AM Break

11:20 AM
Inflammation in Spinal Cord Injury
Ona E. Bloom, PhD
Associate Investigator, Center for Autoimmune and Musculoskeletal Disease, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health; Assistant Professor, Director of Research, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Molecular Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

12:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM
The Role of Inflammation in Cardiovascular Disease
Gabrielle Fredman, PhD
Department of Medicine, Columbia University

1:40 PM
Targeted Therapy of Inflammation in Rheumatic Disease
Anne Davidson, MBBS
Investigator, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health; Professor of Molecular Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

2:20 PM Break

2:40 PM
Targeting Inflammation in Cancer
Bettie Steinberg, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer, The Feinstein Institute For Medical Research, Northwell Health

3:20 PM
Neural Reflexes and Inflammation
Peder S Olofsson, MD, PhD
Institute Scientist, Laboratory of Biomedical Science, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

4:00 PM Reception