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Friday 8 February 2019 from 12:00 at 13:00

Neuron-astrocyte communication in brain health and disease

Scientific Conference of Friday Noon

Speaker

  • Keith K. Murai, PhD
    • ​Director | Centre for Research in Neuroscience 
      Professor | Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery 
      Leader | Brain Repair and Integrative Neuroscience (BRaIN) Program            
      The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centrer
      Montreal General Hospital 

Astrocytes are key partners for neurons in the healthy brain and contribute to the physiology and homeostasis of neural circuits. This seminar will focus on the complexity and heterogeneity of astrocyte populations in the central nervous system and how they contribute to proper brain function. The future potential for manipulating astrocytes in the context of brain diseases will also be discussed.

 
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