[Information] KGRI Lecture Series: Seminar on ALS (May 30, 2023)


Keio University Global Research Institute (KGRI) aims to promote international research and educational exchange and invites those working in the forefront of research and education in Japan and overseas to give lectures.

This time, we are honored to invite Professor Don W. Cleveland, Professor Marco Terenzio and Professor Satoru Morimoto to give lectures on the latest research on ALS.

Date & Time: Tuesday, May 30, 2023 15:00-17:30
Venue: 1F Lounge, Center for Integrated Medical Research, Shinanomachi Campus, Keio University
Format: In-person

Host: Keio University Global Research Institute (KGRI)
Co-sponsor: Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Keio University (Okano Lab)
Language: English

Registration: Click here to register

1. Mechanism of therapeutic action of ropinirole in spinal motor neurons derived from ALS patients
Satoru Morimoto, MD, Ph.D.
Project Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Keio University School of Medicine

2. FMRP axonal retrograde transport is critical for its clearance and regulation of translational activity
Marco Terenzio, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University

3. Designer DNA drug therapy for neurodegenerative disease
Don W. Cleveland, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair,Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine,
University of California at San Diego (CA, USA)


For inquiries about this event:
School of Medicine, Department of Physiology (ext. 62613)