HS Talks: The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection

The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection is updated on a monthly basis. Included below is a list of new talks that have been added to the collection in the last month. To access Upstate’s subscription to the Henry Stewart Talks database, from the homepage of the library go to Find Articles> Databases> click on the letter H, and navigate to Henry Stewart Talks towards the bottom of the page.  If you aren’t able to connect, be sure to follow the aforementioned step to access the library’s subscription to the database.

New Series Released:

Drug Discovery and Development in the Neurosciences

Series Editor:Dr. Franz Hefti – Chief Scientific Officer Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc.

Series Link: http://hstalks.com/?t=BL151

10 new talks added:

Is there a role for academia in drug discovery
Dr. Adrian J. Ivinson – Harvard Neurodiscovery Center, USA

Discovery of Levetiracetam (Keppra(R)): The first SV2A ligand for the treatment of epilepsy
Dr. Henrik Klitgaard – UCB, Belgium.

Anti-seizure drugs: Discovery and development
Dr. Roger Porter – Epilepsy Therapy Project, USA

Abeta toxicity – Part I
Prof. Colin L. Masters – University of Melbourne, Australia

Abeta toxicity – Part II
Prof. Colin L. Masters – University of Melbourne, Australia

Pathogenic mechanisms and therapeutic approaches for the tauopathies
Prof. Karen Duff – Columbia University Medical Center/NYS Psychiatric Institute, USA

Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease
Dr. Henrik Zetterberg – Gothenberg University, Sweden

Disease-modifying therapies for Parkinson’s disease
Dr. Todd Sherer – Michael J. Fox Foundation, USA

Discovery of schizophrenia drug targets from DISC1 mechanisms
Dr. Atsushi Kamiya – Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA

Animal models for schizophrenia
Dr. Mikhail Pletnikov – Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA.

New talks added to existing series:

Series: Tuberculosis

2 new talks added:

Financing TB care and control
Dr. Christopher Fitzpatrick and Dr. Andrea Pantoja – Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization, Switzerland

Public-private mix for TB care and control
Dr. Mukund Uplekar – Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization, Switzerland

Series Advances in Asthma

1 new talk added:

Physiology of asthma and involvement of small airways
Prof. Charles G. Irvin – University of Vermont, USA

Series: Macrophage Heterogeneity and Function

1 new talk added:

Innate immune receptors as mediators of systemic inflammation and pathogenesis of malaria
Prof. Ricardo Gazzinelli – University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA


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