2nd Annual COBRAS Symposium on Sleep and Circadian Biology

May 25, 2023
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Eric P. Newman Education Center

Meeting Agenda
1:00 – 1:15    Opening Remarks and Presentation of new Feldman Fellow
1:15 – 2:30    Presentations from COBRAS Members:

  • Samira Parhizkar, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Holtzman Lab and 2022 Feldman Fellowship Awardee “Lemborexant, a dual orexin receptor antagonist, ameliorates tau-mediated sleep loss and neurodegeneration
  • Sarah England, PhD, Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology “Chronodisruption and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes”
  • Scott Marek, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology Childhood socioeconomics, sleep, and brain function

2:30 – 2:45    Break with Refreshments
2:45 – 3:00    In Memoriam: Dr. Michael Hughes
3:00 – 4:00    Keynote Address: Emmanuel Mignot, MD, PhD
“Tales of good and bad brain autoimmunity”
4:00 – 5:00    Poster Session with Refreshments
5:00              Adjourn 

The Annual Symposium will be an in-person event held at the EPNEC Seminar Room B
Please click the link to participate remotely: Zoom Link

1 Hour CME credit will be provide for the keynote lecture