Speakers

  • Susan Amara, PhD, Scientific Director, Division of Intramural Research Program and Chief, Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health
  • Linda Hildegard Bergersen, PhD, Professor, Physiology, University of Oslo, Norway and Professor, Neurobiology of Aging, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Eric Betzig, PhD, 2014 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry and Group Leader, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA
  • Warren Bickel, PhD, Virginia Tech Carilion Behavioral Health Research Professor and Professor of Psychology, Virginia Tech
  • Tomas Bjorklund, PhD, Assistant Professor, Molecular Neuromodulation, Wallenberg Neuroscience Center, Lund, Sweden
  • George Bloom, PhD, Professor of Biology and of Cell Biology, University of Virginia
  • Clive Bramham, MD/PhD, Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Biomedicine and KG Jebsen Centre for Neuropsychiatric Disorders, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
  • Eero Castrén, MD/PhD, Director, Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Suzanne Craft, PhD, Professor of Geriatric Medicine; Director, NIA P30 Alzheimer's Disease Core Center; Co-Director, Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer's Prevention, Wake Forest University Medical School
  • James Ecklund, MD, Chair, Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute, Inova Health System, Falls Church, VA; Professor of Neurosurgery, Virginia Commonwealth University; and Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University
  • Jeff Elias, MD, Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia
  • Jonathan Flint, MD, Professor-in-Residence, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and Senior Scientist, Center for Neurobehavioral Genetics, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
  • Erin Foff, MD/PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Virginia
  • Michael Fox, PhD, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and Director of the VTCRI Developmental and Translational Neurobiology Center
  • Michael Friedlander, PhD, Vice President of Health Sciences and Technology, Virginia Tech; Executive Director, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute; and Senior Dean for Research, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
  • Thor Willy Ruud Hansen, MD/PhD, MHA, FAAP, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Tor Haugstad, MD/PhD, Neuroscience Chair of Clinic and Professor, Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, Nesodden, Norway
  • Anita Kablinger, MD, Carilion Clinic Program Director, General Psychiatry Training Program; Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
  • Jonathan Kipnis, PhD, Harrison Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience; Director, Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG), University of Virginia
  • Pamela Knapp, PhD, Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • Walter Koroshetz, MD, Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH
  • Stephen LaConte, PhD, Associate Professor, VTCRI and Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, Virginia Tech
  • John Lazo, PhD, Harrison Distinguished Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Chemistry; Director, Fiske Drug Discovery Lab; University of Virginia
  • Bradley Miller, MD/PhD, Senior Director, Tailored Therapeutics Neuroscience, Eli Lilly
  • Gerard Moeller, MD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU); Director, VCU Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies and Director of Addiction Medicine; Director, C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research; Associate Vice President for Clinical Research
  • P. Read Montague, PhD, Virginia Tech Carilion Vernon Mountcastle Research Professor and Professor of Physics, Virginia Tech
  • Anders Nykjaer, MD/PhD, Professor of Medical Biochemistry; Director of the Lundbeck Foundation Research Centre MIND; Danish Research Institute of Translational Neuroscience - DANDRITE; Nordic - EMBL Partnership of Molecular Medicine;  Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Craig Ramey, PhD, Professor and Distinguished Research Scholar, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
  • Tim Sands, PhD, President, Virginia Tech
  • Jung-Bum Shin, PhD, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, University of Virginia
  • Harald Sontheimer, PhD, Professor/Director of the VTCRI Center for Glial Biology in Health, Disease and Cancer; I.D. Wilson Chair; and Executive Director of the Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience
  • Jon Storm-Mathisen, MD/PhD, Professor, Centre for Molecular Biology and Neuroscience, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Karel Svoboda, PhD, Co-Recipient, 2015 Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Prize; Group Leader, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA
  • Alex Valadka, MD, Professor and Chair, Neurosurgery, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • Greg Valdez, PhD, Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech
  • Michael Wood, PhD, CEO, Neupharm, LLC
  • Byron Yu, PhD, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
  • John-Anker Zwart, MD/PhD, Professor, Division of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

 

 

Including speakers from the following institutions:

Virginia Tech Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital Aarhus University University of Bergen UCLA_LogoCarilion ClinicCarnegie Mellon University University of Helsinki Howard Hughes Medical Institute Inova Health Systems Lund University University of OsloUniversity of Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University VTC combined single line Wake Forest School of Medicine