Minisymposium: Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, and Other Neuropathologies

Minisymposium: Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, and Other Neuropathologies

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 116


Jessica Fortin, PhDChair
Jessica Fortin, PhD
Purdue University

Christi Kolarcik, PhDCo-Chair
Christi Kolarcik, PhD
University of Pittsburgh


Session Description: This session will feature 10 abstract-driven short talks

  • Chair - Welcome and Introductions

Presentation Time

Presenting Author

Abstract Title

Abstract Number

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Jessica Fortin

A Phenotypic-based Drug Discovery Approach to Inhibit the Misfolding of Hyperphosphorylated Tau Isoform 1N4R

Abstract R530

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Emma Fikse

Association of Mouse Vulnerability to Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology with Mutations of Gnb5: A Modulator of G-protein Coupled Receptor Signaling

Abstract R2012

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Britney Lizama

PINK1-Mediated Neuroprotection Against Mutant Tau Pathology

Abstract R2350

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Michael Almeida

Stimulation of autophagy and synaptic maintenance are commonalities induced by an exercise-mimetic and diet supplement to avoid initiators of age-related cognitive decline

Abstract R2596

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Amir Nafchi

Autophagy and Herpesvirus: A collaboration Contributing to Alzheimer’s Disease

Abstract R2731

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Charleen T. Chu

Endogenous Pink1 Regulates Dendritic Architecture and Spinogenesis

Abstract R3427

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Brianne Sullivan

An experimental animal model of cerebral aspergillosis

Abstract R3574

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Taylor Uselman

Brain-wide Network Restructuring after Chemogenetic Locus Coeruleus Activation: Implications of Tonic Noradrenergic Activity for Neurodegeneration

Abstract R3749

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Julianna Castle

The Impact of Profilin-1 Mutations on Protein Homeostasis in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Abstract R3947

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Dongsheng Wang

Age-dependent behavioral and neuropathological assessment of analysis of AppNL-G-F/NL-G-F knock-in (KI) mice

Abstract R4219

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Samantha Baker

Effects of Microglia APOE Expression on Tau Pathology

Abstract R4949

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Meredith Mayer

Inflammation and Hypoxia May Underlie Neuronal Death in Brain of SARS-CoV-2 Infected Non-Human Primates

Abstract R5173