Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center

Education & Training

2013 PMNC Symposium

Neural Repair: Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Approaches

This one-day Symposium will bring together a wide variety of participants, from those interested in basic neuroscience research relevant for repair to others developing strategies for clinical intervention. The goals include fostering a lively exchange of ideas and future strategies, developing potential collaborations and new research initiatives and learning about cutting-edge research results.

This one-day symposium will feature internal speakers from the Penn Neuroscience
community and external guest speakers, as well as poster presentations. Breakfast and lunch are provided and there will be a reception following the event. Attendance is free, but registration is required.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Biomedical Research Building II/III, Auditorium
University of Pennsylvania campus
421 Curie Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Please visit for additional details or to register. When registering, please be sure to indicate whether you would like to make a reservation for lunch.

Click here for a printable pdf of the symposium information

If you or any member of your Department are interested in presenting a poster at this symposium, or if you have any questions, please contact Natalie Conlin at (215) 614-0959 or via email at

Keynote Speakers

Arturo-Alvarez Buylla, PhD
“Stem cell derived inhibitory interneurons and their use in cell-based therapies for neuropsychiatric illness”

Alvaro Pascual-Leone, MD, PhD
“Promoting Functional Recovery with Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation”

Penn Presenters

Stewart A. Anderson, MD

Michael Granato, PhD
Cell and Developmental Biology

Virginia M.Y. Lee, PhD, MBA
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Timothy H. Lucas, MD, PhD

Douglas H. Smith, MD

Brian Litt, MD


Click here for agenda