Time: Wednesday   at 14.15 –15.00
Location: Kuopio University Hospital, auditorium, building 1N, 2nd floor



September 18

Biomarkers of post-traumatic epilepsy
Dr. Noora Puhakka, AIVI

October 23

Neurobiology of migraine and a critical review of new treatments
Prof. Rashid Giniatullin, AIVI

November 27

Microglia in neuroinflammation and neuronal plasticity
Prof. Tarja Malm, AIVI

December 18

Alpha-synuclein toxicity as a potential drug target in Parkinson’s disease
- Dr. Timo Myöhänen, Department of Pharmacology, University of Helsinki







January 30
Prevention of dementia
Adjunct prof. Alisa Solomon, Neurology, UEF

February 20
Pathophysiology of ALS
Dr. Merja Jaronen, Neurocenter Finland

March 27
Translational hurdles in stroke research
Adjunct prof. Jukka Jolkkonen, Neurology, UEF

May 22
Pharmacological regulation of neuronal plasticity in the brain
Academy prof. Eero Castren, Univ. Helsinki


September 19
Role of epilepsy in Alzheimer pathogenesis and symptoms
Prof. Heikki Tanila, AIVI, UEF

October 10
TREM2 – a novel immunomodulator in neurodegenerative diseases
 Prof. Mikko Hiltunen, Biomedicine, UEF

November 28
Role of brain lymphatic circulation in traumatic brain injury
Dr. Francesco Noe’, AIVI, UEF

December 19
CDNF - Unconventional ER located trophic factor for Parkinson's disease
 Academy prof. Mart Saarma, Institute of Biotechnology, Univ. Helsinki